160 pages | 380 Color Illus.
Written by authors with many years of practical experience in avian medicine this book aims to give an overview of the most important diseases in falcons and birds of prey. Chapters cover haematology, viral diseases, bacterial diseases, fungal diseases, parasitic diseases and other miscellaneous diseases. Clinical symptoms are described as well as pathological and histological findings. A separate chapter deals with the history of falconry in the Middle East and the ongoing protection of the species.
The book is fully illustrated and contains around 380 photos, and is of interest to practising veterinarians specialising in avian medicine as well as veterinary students, professionals working with falcons, researchers, zoologists and biologists.
…an interesting overview….. will be of great use to anyone that has to deal with a significant number of falcons.
–European Journal of Companion Animal Practice
1 Falcon and Falconry in the Middle East
2 Haematology and blood biochemistry
3 Viral diseases
4 Bacterial diseases
5 Fungal diseases
6 Parasitic diseases
7 Miscellaneous diseases
8 Diseases of unknown aetiology
9 Vaccination regime