The best and most up-to-date book on owls available. Packed with beautiful illustrations, it explores owl behaviour and lifecycle, including hunting, courtship, breeding and special adaptations for nocturnal life. There is a chapter on each owl family, from the huge eagle owls to the diminutive pygmy owls and owlets. Author Jim Duncan has studied owls for more than two decades and has banded more than 2,500 owls as part of his research.
Jim Duncan is an owl expert based in Canada. He is adjunct professor at the University of Winnipeg and Director of the Wildlife Branch of the Government of Manitoba. He has banded more than 2,500 owls during the course of his research and published numerous books and papers on the subject.