In 2007, The Raptor Research Foundation published the 2nd edition of the Raptor Research and Management Techniques manual. This edition updates the 1987 edition of the Raptor Management Techniques Manual published by the National Wildlife Federation. Editors David Bird and Keith Bildstein assembled over 65 authors with extensive experience in their fields.
The trade bound book and pdf versions are currently available from Hancock House.
Download the entire book for free or by chapter below.
2 Raptor Identification, Ageing, and Sexing
4 Study Design, Data Management, Analysis, and Presentation
6 Migration Counts and Monitoring
11 Assessing Nesting Success and Productivity
19 Reducing Management and Research Disturbance
22 Augmenting Wild Populations and Food Resources
Presenters at the 2008 symposium on the Techniques Manual. Photo by Jim Harper.