Briefly describes different kinds of eagles, hawks, kites, owls, vultures and other raptors.
|Statement||by Alvin, Virginia, and Robert Silverstein ; illustrated by Kristin Kest ; consultant, Paul Lehman.|
|Series||A Golden junior guide|
|Contributions||Silverstein, Virginia B., Silverstein, Robert A., Kest, Kristin, ill.|
|LC Classifications||QL696.A2 S55 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||36 p. :|
|Number of Pages||36|
|ISBN 10||0307114368, 0307614360|
|LC Control Number||94077277|
The Raptors of North America: A Coloring Book of Eagles, Hawks, Falcons, and Owls (Barbara Guth Worlds of Wonder Science Series for Young Readers) Paperback – Octo by Anne Price (Author), Donald Malick (Editor) out of 5 stars 4 ratings See all formats and editions5/5(3). The book profiles 39 species among the New World vultures, osprey, kites, eagles, hawks and allies, falcons, owls and vagrants. A number of features make this book especially useful: Descriptions are concisely organized and show sexual dimorphism, seasonal and immature plumage, and distinctive markings/5(13). Birds of Prey, or raptors, include Hawks, Kites, Eagles, Falcons and Owls. These birds hunt other animals for food. All have strong claws for grasping prey and bills designed for ripping flesh. Owls hunt primarily at night, so they are called nocturnal raptors. The others hunt primarily during the day, so they are called diurnal raptors. From majestic bald eagles to nocturnal owls, meet the top aerial predators in DK Eyewitness Books: Eagles & Birds of Prey. See how raptors fly and hunt using their incredible speed and vision to take down their prey. Explore these birds' deep history, unique biology, Reviews:
Raptors of Northern California Part 1. Hawks and Eagles. Northern California is home to a number of magnificent hawks: Red-tailed & Red-shouldered Hawks; Goshawks, Cooper’s & Sharp-shinned Hawks; Northern Harriers & White-tailed Kites; Osprey; and Bald and Golden Eagles.(slhouette of Golden Eagle at left) Best reference book both for identifying these birds and their biology: Raptors of. Eagles and hawks are two of the most well-known birds of prey, and both live in various regions of the world. The term hawk encompasses a wide variety of birds of prey, and some of the common hawk species include sharp-shinned hawks, goshawks, and sparrowhawks. Hawks, eagles, owls and other birds of prey are formidable predators, who are quite skilled at doing what they do. In fact, they’ve evolved the ability to deal with a variety of different prey species over time – some have even been recorded attacking porcupines and other armored prey. So, they obviously represent a serious threat to small. Owls. Owls are generally nocturnal raptors, most active at night. They have forward-facing eyes and distinct facial disks that help funnel sound to their sensitive ears, and they can fly nearly silently. The great horned owl, barn owl, barred owl, burrowing owl, and snowy owl are some of the most familiar and beloved owls.
Birds of Prey of the West – Field Guide $ With this book, watching raptors is more enjoyable, informative, and productive. Features only Western birds of prey: all the hawks, eagles, falcons, kites, vultures, and owls found in the West. An owl who makes the journey from Farthing Wood to White Deer Park. She is female, though in the books she was originally male, similarly to how her mate, Hollow, was originally female in the books. The Great Owl Owl The Secret of NIMH: A friendly owl antagonist Tiberius Red-tailed hawk The Secret Life of Pets: A hawk who helps Gidget find Max. The Raptors of North America: A Coloring Book of Eagles, Hawks, Falcons, and Owls by. Anne Price, Donald Malick (Editor) really liked it Rating details 1 rating 0 reviews Bird enthusiasts of all ages will welcome this fun approach to learning about the raptors of North America.4/5(1). The Raptors of North America: A Coloring Book of Eagles, Hawks, Falcons, and Owls (Barbara Guth Worlds of Wonder Science Series for Young Readers).