The Raptor Blog Tour Schedule

Blog tour logoWe are partnering with a stellar group of bloggers to celebrate the launch of The Crossley ID Guide: Raptors. The complete schedule of articles is below. Please support our partners by visiting their sites and reading their articles.

Monday, March 11

10,000 Birds – Feature on the art of The Crossley ID Guide: Raptors

Nemesis Bird – Raptor ID Quiz – The prize is a Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Prize Package valued at $125 – A quick introduction to the types of raptors found in North America

Tuesday, March 12

FatFinch – Feature on raptors in Native American mythology

Flying Mullet – Raptors of Everglades National Park

Wednesday, March 13

The Well-read Naturalist – Feature on the collective names for hawks

Birds from Behind – Tips on hawk identification from behind

Thursday, March 14

Nemesis Bird – A review of The Crossley ID Guide: Raptors

Birding Etc. – Comparison of plates from The Crossley ID Guide: Raptors

Friday, March 15

Birdwatch magazine – Announcing the publication of The Crossley ID Guide: Britain and Ireland, sneak peeks of plates, too

Birding is Fun – A feature on the Swainson’s Hawk

Monday, March 18 – A feature on the Northern Goshawk and a chance to win a copy of The Crossley ID Guide

Charm of Finches – A feature on raptors found in Southern Texas

Minnesota Bird Nerd – A feature on Hawk Ridge and raptor counting

Tuesday, March 19

Greg Laden’s Blog – A Feature on Golden Eagles, including a quiz with a prize of 2 lbs of Birds and Beans, Scarlet Tanager coffee

Birdfreak – Feature on Turkey Vultures

Wednesday, March 20

Another Bird Blog – Feature on raptors the UK shares with US and a chance to win 1 of 2 copies of The Crossley ID Guide

Radley Ice – Article on Montana’s Peregrine recovery

Magnificent Frigate Bird – Feature on raptors as education ambassadors including Cooper’s Hawk and others, plus another chance to win signed copies of The Crossley ID Guide

Thursday, March 21

BRDPICS  – Tips on raptor photography & ID

Thermal Birding – A Q&A with Brian Sullivan, co-author of The Crossley ID Guide and project leader at eBird

NatureShare – A feature on the ubiquitous Red-Tailed Hawk.

Friday, March 22

Birding New Jersey and the World – Feature on Harris’s Hawk

Birder’s Library – A run-down and comparison of additional raptor books

Celery Farm – A local NJ blog dishes on its resident family of Red-Shouldered Hawks.

Round Robin @ Cornell Lab – Identification tips on the Sharp-Shinned Hawk.

Shindig – The final event of the tour will be a FREE, live online event with the authors of The Crossley ID Guide: Raptors

Friday, March 22, 6-7 PM
Raptor ID Happy Hour with Richard Crossley and Brian Sullivan

Pre-register here: or just join us at 6 PM.


Princeton University Press is also giving away a fantastic prize package. Enter to Win the Ultimate Crossley ID Guide Prize Pack here.


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