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The Resource Eagle & birds of prey, written by Jemima Parry-Jones ; photographed by Frank Greenaway

Eagle & birds of prey, written by Jemima Parry-Jones ; photographed by Frank Greenaway

Label
Eagle & birds of prey
Title
Eagle & birds of prey
Statement of responsibility
written by Jemima Parry-Jones ; photographed by Frank Greenaway
Title variation
Eagle and birds of prey
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the anatomy, hunting techniques, mating, nesting, and eating habits of birds of prey. Get a bird's-eye view of the amazing world of raptors--from the majestic falcon, hawk, and eagle to the stealthy owl and the formidable vulture. This fascinating overview examines the development, anatomy, mating and nesting habits of birds of prey, as well as their techniques for stalking, catching and killing their quarry. Full-color photos
Member of
Cataloging source
EOW
Dewey number
598.9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Interest level
  • MG
  • 6-8
LC call number
QL696.F3
LC item number
P386 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Reading level
  • 6.6
  • 5.5
Series statement
DK eyewitness books
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Eagle & birds of prey, written by Jemima Parry-Jones ; photographed by Frank Greenaway
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "A Dorling Kindersley book"--Title page verso
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What is a bird of prey? -- The raptor families -- Eggs, nests, and hatching -- Growth of the young raptor -- How raptors fly -- Wings and feathers -- Inside a bird of prey -- Feet and talons -- Hunting techniques -- Prey and feeding -- Heads and senses -- Skeletons -- Vultures -- Ospreys and fish eagles -- Kites and Harriers -- Hawks and Buzzards -- Eagles -- The secretary bird -- The Falcon family -- Owls -- Birds of prey in history -- Training a bird of prey -- Around the world
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
61 pages
Isbn
9780789458612
Lccn
96036420
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color map
System control number
ocm49945848
Label
Eagle & birds of prey, written by Jemima Parry-Jones ; photographed by Frank Greenaway
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "A Dorling Kindersley book"--Title page verso
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What is a bird of prey? -- The raptor families -- Eggs, nests, and hatching -- Growth of the young raptor -- How raptors fly -- Wings and feathers -- Inside a bird of prey -- Feet and talons -- Hunting techniques -- Prey and feeding -- Heads and senses -- Skeletons -- Vultures -- Ospreys and fish eagles -- Kites and Harriers -- Hawks and Buzzards -- Eagles -- The secretary bird -- The Falcon family -- Owls -- Birds of prey in history -- Training a bird of prey -- Around the world
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
61 pages
Isbn
9780789458612
Lccn
96036420
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color map
System control number
ocm49945848

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