The falcon thief : a true tale of adventure, treachery, and the hunt for the perfect bird by Joshua Hammer. On May 3, 2010, an Irish national named Jeffrey Lendrum was apprehended at Britain’s Birmingham International Airport with a suspicious parcel strapped to his stomach. Inside were fourteen rare peregrine falcon eggs. So begins a tale almost too bizarre to believe, following the parallel lives of a globe-trotting smuggler and Detective Andy McWilliam of the United Kingdom’s National Wildlife Crime Unit
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