Win a Signed Copy of the ‘Crossley ID Guide: Raptors’

Win a Signed Copy of the ‘Crossley ID Guide: Raptors’

With a highly visual approach to birds and birding, this book is a must-have for anyone interested in raptors.

By the Audubon Editors
Published: 04/30/2013

4) Eligible entrants must be at least 18 years old as of May 1, 2013, and a resident of the contiguous 48 United States, excluding Florida.  Employees, officers, and directors of Sponsor its parents, subsidiaries, and any and all entities directly associated with the Contest, including immediate family members and members of the same household, are not eligible to participate (collectively with Sponsor, the "Contest Entities"). Void where prohibited by law. Contest is governed by U.S. law and subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. By entering the Contest, entrants agree to accept and be bound by all the terms of these Official Rules and Regulations ("Official Rules"). 

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7) Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received.

8) Five winners will each receive one copy of the book The Crossley ID Guide: Raptors, by Richard Crossley, Jerry Liquori, and Brian Sullivan, Princeton University Press 2013 (value: $29.95) (Total value of all prizes: $124.75).

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Sure looks great!

I'd love to have this awesome guide on my bookshelf. I'm sure I would learn a lot more about the different raptors and their environments!

would love to have this book

would love to have this book to share with my kids, and to help educate myself

Raptors ID!!!

I would love this book. What beginning
or advanced birder wouldn't? Fingers
"Cross-lyed" that I'm a winner this time!

I love raptors and bird

I love raptors and bird watching. It would be awesome to own this field guide :)

I miss Crossley!

I moved to South Africa to conduct research on the Cape Vulture last year. Before I moved, I got my first Crossley ID guide. I left it behind, as it would not help me here. I miss that book! Maybe start on a southern Africa edition?

I've seen a sharpie (I think)

I've seen a sharpie (I think) in the yard and a Northern Goshawk (I think) in the forest near the mountain trail I walk frequently - but a Rosetta Stone for raptors would sure help. The Crossley Guide is even better.

Extraordinary book!

The authors' approach and the philosophy of the varied illustrations should aid us all in the identification and appreciation of raptors.

Love all birds and raptors

Love all birds and raptors are certainly no exception! Crossly guides are excellent.

Crossley Guide

Raptors are my friend's favorite birds. She's had a lot of heartache in her life lately, with worsening of her own cancer, worsening of her boyfriend's cancer, and a sick cat. I'd love to win this to give to her.

Hi! I'm pretty good with

Hi! I'm pretty good with songbird ID, but a total amateur when it comes to raptors. This guide would be such a great help for me as I learn more about this group of beautiful birds. Thanks for the chance.

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