“The Empire of the Eagle couples detailed text on the vital statistics, behavior, and habitats of the sixty-eight recognized eagle species with marvelous telephoto images of the predators at rest, in flight, and on the hunt.”—Natural History
“The term Eagle brings with it a certain majesty and respect, an allure that the authors have captured through amazing pictures and illustrative anecdotes and historical reverence…It brings to light the need for awareness and education if we hope to continue to appreciate the species we have.”—Brett Ewald, Program Director, Cape May Bird Observatory
“A delightful book, full of amazing photographs and interesting new information on taxonomy and behavior”—Stephen Bodio, author of An Eternity of Eagles: The Human History of the Most Fascinating Bird in the World
“A singular effort. Unwin and Tipling have assembled a spectacular account of the eagles of the world. The vitality and beauty of these species are powerfully conveyed in the photographs with narrative accounts celebrating their irreplaceable presence throughout the natural world.”—Tony Angell, author of The House of Owls and co-author of In the Company of Crows and Ravens
About the Author
Mike Unwin, a celebrated wildlife and travel writer known for his books and journalism, is also a photographer, illustrator, and popular speaker. David Tipling is renowned for his wildlife photographs and writings and is coauthor of the critically acclaimed Birds & People.