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Two Free Celery Farm eBooks!

Ducks of cfJerry Barrack has done some really beautiful limited-edition photography books that are hard to get.

To ease the problem, Jerry has made free eBook editions for folks to download onto their iPads.

The eBook link includes a 45-page preview -- well worth a look.  (Link is here.)

(Thanks, Jerry!)

You can also download the free e-book Survival, a collaborative effort about the Red-shouldered Hawks of Allendale.

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Some background on the book: Since the early 2000s, a family of endangered red-shouldered hawks has nested in Allendale and nearby Ramsey. To chronicle their struggles and triumphs, photographer Jerry Barrack and I have created “Survival: The Red-shouldered Hawks of Allendale, N.J."

Jerry was the principal photographer, and we also have great shots by Kevin Watson, Kumar Patel, Barbara Dilger, Bob and Lisa Safier, and Ken Wiegand.

I did most of the writing, with additional chapters by John Workman (on the Red-shoulders' courting display) and Ken Wiegand (on what it's like to host a Red-shoulder nest). Len Soucy of The Raptor Trust wrote the Foreword.

The book also features a locator map with the hawk’s nesting sites from 2002 to 2011, an interview with Celery Farm Warden Emeritus Stiles Thomas (who has followed the hawks’ triumphs and tragedies for the past decade and more), plus some nifty surprises. 

And it's a free download. The link is here.

(If you like the book, please consider donating to The Raptor Trust here.)