On the Wing : To the Edge of the Earth With the Peregrine Falcon

Author: Alan Tennant

Publisher Simon & Schuster Audio

In this extraordinary narrative, Alan Tennant recounts his all-out effort to radio-track the transcontinental migration of the peregrine falcon -- an investigation no one before him had ever taken to such lengths. On the Wing transports us from the windswept flats of the Texas barrier islands -- where the tundra falcons pause during their springtime journey north -- to the Arctic, and then south, through Mexico, Belize, and into the Caribbean, in a hilariously picaresque and bumpy flight. At the helm is Tennant's partner in falcon-chasing, George Vose, a septuagenarian World War II vet who trusts his instincts as much as his instruments. As the two men nearly lose their lives and run afoul ...

Language

English


Duration

05h36min


Published

September 1, 2004


Size

412 MB

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On the Wing : To the Edge of the Earth With the Peregrine Falcon
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