This comprehensive monograph is a second edition of one of the mostpopular Poyser monographs; it covers all aspects of this spectaculareagles biology and ecology, including a full review of the literatureand incorporating the considerable body of research on the speciessince the publication of the first edition in 1997. The late JeffWatson was one of Scotlands foremost eagle experts, with more than 20years of research on the birds; following Jeffs untimely death, thebook is being completed by his colleagues Des Thompson and Helen Riley.Scottish studies provide the foundation for a treatment that alsoincludes up-to-date information from work in North America, continentalEurope and elsewhere. This global view allows fascinating insights intothe species relationships with a variety of different habitats andleads to many new and important conclusions regarding its ecology. Thishighly readable and authoritative account is destined to become thestandard reference on the species, both in Scotland and elsewhere inthe world. The text is enriched with many superb pictures of thismajestic bird and additional wash landscapes capture the very specialatmosphere of Scotlands Golden Eagle country.