Majestic, powerful, Elegant. Hawks, eagles and other soaring birds inspire awe and capture our imaginations as they float effortlessly above us. Learning to identify raptors is a fascinating, fun and engaging activity. This new pocket guide makes it easy! This Getgo Guide helps readers quickly identify the soaring birds that grace our Western skies. Stunning color photographs showing distinguishing markings (such as plumage variations and wing shape and size), along with flight characteristics for each species, make it possible for even the first-time birder to positively identify 30 species of soaring birds. The guide also helps differentiate between males and females, and identifies the various races and morphs one is likely to encounter in Western United States.