The most complete collection of visual reference material on North American owls including over 700 stunning photographs of 16 species of owls. Physical features offer insight into hunting, feeding, flying, and communication. Renowned carver Floyd Scholz presents the much anticipated follow-up to his best-selling 'Birds of Prey'. In this new book, hundreds of stunning full-colour photographs and useful line drawings offer detailed studies of 16 species of owls-from the tiny Elf Owl to the impressive Great Horned Owl. All are illustrated in full detail, with focus on body and wing design, plumage patterns, flight characteristics, and predatory behaviour. Also includes a section on carving and painting techniques and a gallery of Floyd Scholz's finished carvings. A must-have reference for carvers, artists, ornithologists, naturalists -- anyone interested in these magnificent birds.Scholz, Floyd is the author of 'Owls', published 2001 under ISBN 9780811710213 and ISBN 0811710211.