6 edition of About raptors found in the catalog.
Cathryn P. Sill
|Statement||written by Cathryn Sill ; illustrated by John Sill.|
|Contributions||Sill, John, ill.|
|LC Classifications||QL677.78 .S55 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2009040348|
The book would be a nice addition to any location where people gather to watch hawks and to birders who want to hone their skills."—Rob Butler, Vancouver Sun "No raptor addict wants to be without this one."—Harry Fuller, Towhee Blog "The Crossley ID Guide: Raptors is the most complete guide to North American raptors. It covers all of North. A showcase for the world's most magnificent birds of prey&--eagles, hawks, falcons, owls, and vultures&--this comprehensive volume offers an exciting glimpse into the world of raptors, their unique adaptations, and their remarkable ability to survive despite growing threats to their environment. Compiled from data collected by the author during more than 30 years of researching, tracking 2/5(1).
Use a raptor book display in classroom library and internet sites for information. Have students write their question on the top of poster board and then draw and write their response. Reports could be shared with another grade or class. Put up posters in hallway so parents can see students' work. Supporting Books. The newest addition to the highly regarded Helm Identification Series, which includes Seabirds (“unparalleled achievement,” “best bird guide of any kind or of any generation,” “sets the standard of excellence”) and Shorebirds (“a superb guide,” “a landmark volume”). One of the most eagerly awaited bird books in recent decades, Raptors is the first complete identification /5(3).
Raptor Fast Facts. You pronounce their name 'vell-os-eeraptor'. The meaning of its name is 'quick plunderer'. They lived in the Late Cretaceous Period. They had huge claws on their back legs. Their length was metres (6 feet) They weighed 55 pounds (25 kilograms). "Urban Raptors is an important book, remarkable for being the first to compile valuable knowledge for everyone from urban planners to wildlife agencies and bird watchers. While mass extinction is under way globally, it is helpful to understand that some species, including top predators, can flourish in human-dominated landscapes while others.
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About Raptors is the 7th book in the series that we have purchased (though first hardcover) for our three year old son, who is a budding naturalist. Though all the books in this series would absolutely be age appropriate for a child as old as 8, they can also About raptors book maginificent for much younger children/5(10).
About Raptors is about birds of prey. It taught about a lot of different types of raptors. People who like raptors would really want to read this book because it has lots of fabulous facts and interesting information.
The Afterword is very useful. It gives a lot of information about each bird.4/5(34). An afterword provides details on the raptors featured and inspires young About raptors book to learn more about these birds of prey.
Expand Product Details Educator and author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach children what the birds called raptors are, how they look, how they move, what they eat, and where they live. Popular Raptors Books Showing of Raptors of Eastern North America: The Wheeler Guides (Paperback) by.
Brian K. Wheeler (Photographs) (shelved 3 times as raptors) avg rating — 29 ratings — published Want to Read saving Want to Read. "[Raptors] is devoted to dramatic portraits of birds that many of us rarely get to see in the wild, and almost never up her time working on the book, she encountered bald eagles, vultures, owls, falcons, and other birds of prey, taking studio portraits of /5(14).
Raptors of Eastern North America by Kevin T. Karlson (waterproof pamphlet) Raptors of the World: Princeton Field Guide by James Ferguson-Less Please note that the recommended grade levels were provided by the author, publisher or seller of each book. Raptors is a great book for kids wishing to get into handling birds.
It is interesting enough for older children - my son is 12 years but simple enough to understand. Some of the adult books on birds of prey are very dry, but this manages to be both fun and informative/5(41). Raptor will always be a fond favorite of mine.
It was the first taboo book Id ever read, and incidentally, one of the first charactersaside from Lyra Belacqua in Pullmans His Dark Materials trilogywhom I identified with. I credit Gary Jennings for opening my eyes /5.
Verified Purchase. "The Crossley ID Guide: Raptors" is a magnificently beautiful book. It is filled with vivid pictures, well designed images and clear descriptions of the raptors. For a beginning birder, this an excellent place to start studying the raptors/5().
"The Book of Raptors is the answer for all those bird fans who have longed to have a book that offers both a high technical quality and that is also illustrated. More than 20 top level scientists and specialists have developed the 23 chapters covering those raptors that are most representative of Europe.
Raptor Red is a American novel by paleontologist Robert T. Bakker. The book is a third-person account of dinosaurs during the Cretaceous Period, told from the point of view of Raptor Red, a female Utahraptor. Raptor Red features many of Bakker's theories regarding dinosaurs' social habits, intelligence, and the world in which they lived.
The book follows a year in Raptor Red's life as she Author: Robert T. Bakker. Raptors: Birds of Prey, by John Hendrickson contains some of the most stunning pictures of Raptors I have ever seen.
Many varieties of birds are presented, and one truly gets a feel for the birds in the wild. The information presented in the book is rather general Cited by: 1.
The book that I read is called Raptor by Paul Zindel. Its about a Kid named Zack and his friend Uta and they find an egg and they dont know what it is, but they take it back to Zacks house anyway.
The egg hatches at Zacks house and it turns out that it was a baby raptor/5. Regardless of these contradictions, when James Macdonald Lockhart plumped for birds of prey as the subject of his book he knew that he was on to something.
He serves up our British raptors Author: Mark Cocker. The official site of the Toronto Raptors. Includes news, scores, schedules, statistics, photos and video. Educator and author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach children what the birds called raptors are, how they look, how they move, what they eat, and where they live.
Illustrator John Sill introduces readers to many varieties of raptors, from the majestic Bald Eagle of North America to the sharp-eyed Secretary Bird of Africa.
Raptor is the sixth (or seventh depending on how one counts) book in this series, so if you've read this far, you pretty much know what you are in for. The book is typical of Buroker's work where the characters have some disparate goals, they start working to complete them /5.
When most people think of raptors, they picture the lithe, lizard-skinned, big-clawed dinosaurs of Jurassic Park, smart enough not only to hunt in packs but to figure out how to turn real life, though, most raptors were about the size of small children, almost certainly covered in feathers, and not quite as intelligent as the average hummingbird.
Thank you for visiting the A Raptor Tale website. You probably heard about the launch of Muggsy Bogues’ children’s book A Raptor Tale and the launch of his Motivational Muggs – and that’s why you’re this time, we are no longer accepting orders. A new book about Raptors in Italy (Rapaci italiani – written in Italian) has just been published.
The book, edited by Federico Cauli and Fulvio Genero (which is in the VCF advisory board), includes different chapters written by the most important Italian raptor biologists, and will surely become another classic in the Italian ornithological literature.
Anyone who has seen a soaring hawk, witnessed a falcon swoop down on prey, or watched an eagle on its perch knows the awesome beauty and power of a raptor.
This is the first comprehensive guide to the biology, ecology and conservation of diurnal (daytime hunting) birds of prey, assembling all the facts and fables about these mysterious and glorious birds.A portion of the proceeds from this book goes to falcon maintenance and upkeep at Raptors of the Rockies Fierce, bold, and beautiful, falcons hold a special place in the hearts of people.
In Falcons of North America, renowned raptor advocate and environmental educator Kate Davis opens a door into the lives of these extraordinary, enigmatic.This informational chapter book told the story of the life of a pack of raptors.
I can use this book as a read aloud for second grade students during a unit on dinosaurs. This book hypothesized the behavioral patterns of the raptors. Read full review. Contents. Section 1.
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