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7 edition of Raptor! A Kid"s Guide to Birds of Prey found in the catalog.

Raptor! A Kid"s Guide to Birds of Prey

by Christyna M. Laubach

  • 98 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Storey Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Juvenile Music,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Nature - General,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Animals - Birds,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / Animals / Birds,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Nature / Guide Books,
  • Birds of prey

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages118
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8778941M
    ISBN 101580174450
    ISBN 109781580174459
    OCLC/WorldCa48435487

    Birds of prey or raptors include species of bird that primarily hunt and feed on vertebrates that are large relative to the hunter. Additionally, they have keen eyesight for detecting food at a distance or during flight, strong feet equipped with talons for grasping or killing prey, and powerful, curved beaks for tearing flesh. The term raptor is derived from the Latin word rapio, meaning to. Raptor: A Kid's Guide To Birds Of Prey by: Laubach, Christyna & Rene, & Smith, Charles Meet the raptors. Hunting and scavenging to stay alive. Learn where they live, how they spend their days and nights, learn about their physical features such as eyesight, talons, & beaks.

    Wingspan: Can exceed 8 feet. Weight to 14 pounds. This large eagle is found in sub-Saharan Africa. It is found in open and semi-open areas. Feeds on other large birds, mammals and reptiles. Photo originally posted to Flickr as Kenyan Raptor!. Licensed under CC BY via Commons. Several Owls vie for the top spot as the world's largest owl. Birds of prey eat lizards, snakes, fish, mice, rabbits, and skunks, and even other birds. Another difference is found in their other name. "Raptor" comes to us from the Latin word that means “to seize and carry away." That’s what birds of prey do: They use powerful feet to .

    raptor a kids guide to birds of prey - Find the lowest price on PriceRunner Compare prices from 3 stores Don't overpay - SAVE on your purchase now! Birds of Prey include; the condor, eagles, falcons, harrier, hawks, osprey, shrikes, vultures and more. The members of the birds of prey consists of the mighty California Condor, an endangered species that is struggling to survive on a continent where its habitat is shrinking and man-made obstructions are hindering its survival.


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Raptor is a great book for educators. Large, full color photos capture both children and adult's attention. Great information without being too long to read.

Silouttes make for easy identification. All the birds of prey in one book without feeling like too much information is crammed into one book/5(41). Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Raptor. A Kid's Guide to Birds of Prey at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.

Awesome book for kids interested in raptors or nature, in general. out /5. This fun activity book immerses children in vulture culture, hawk talk, and owl prowls as they learn about the behavior and hunting strategies of these fascinating birds. A removable “pocket spy guide” will help kids identify raptors in the wild, while breed profiles, flight silhouettes, range maps, and real-life stories will satisfy even /5(37).

I've been teaching raptor biology for two decades to all ages of humans, and this is the most thorough, attractively designed, and accurate kids-oriented book on birds of prey I've seen. Kudos to the Laubachs, who obviously did their homework, and produced both an activity guide and a reference book on all the diurnal and nocturnal birds of 5/5(5).

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(43).

This fun activity book immerses children in vulture culture, hawk talk, and owl prowls as they learn about the behavior and hunting strategies of these fascinating birds. A removable “pocket spy guide” will help kids identify raptors in the wild, while breed profiles, flight silhouettes, range maps, and real-life stories will satisfy even Brand: Storey Books.

This fun activity book immerses children in vulture culture, hawk talk, and owl prowls as they learn about the behavior and hunting strategies of these fascinating birds.

A removable pocket spy guide will help kids identify raptors in the wild, while breed profiles, flight Explore life at the top of the food chain with this exciting look into /5. Raptor. A Kid's Guide to Birds of Prey Raptors can be found virtually anywhere in North America.

Written for young birders ages 8 to 14, this book profiles 36 different species including eagles, falcons, hawks, kites, ospreys, owls and vultures. Kids will study owl pellets, build a nestbox, create raptor mobiles, and, of course, go out into the field to observe raptors in their habitat.

Get this from a library. Raptor!: a kid's guide to birds of prey. [Christyna M Laubach; René Laubach; Charles W G Smith] -- Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and different species of raptors. Raptor A Kids Guide to Birds of Prey introduces children to the birds at the top of the food chain with a lively text enhanced by more than full-color photographs.

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Explore life at the top of the food chain with this exciting look into the world of raptors. This fun activity book immerses children in vulture culture, hawk talk, and owl prowls as they learn about the behavior and hunting strategies of these fascinating birds. A removable “pocket spy guide” will help kids identify raptors in the wild, while breed profiles, flight silhouettes, range.

Raptor!: A Kid’s Guide to Birds of Prey by Christyna M. Laubach (Gr. 5 and up) Raptor Basics for Kids by Susan Wood (Gr. K and up) Raptor Rescue!: An Eagle Flies Free by Sylvia Johnson (Gr. 2 and up) Raptors: Birds of Prey by John Hendrickson (Gr.

5 and up) Return of the Eagle: How America Saved Its National Symbol by Greg Breining (Gr. 3 and. A superb raptor book!” —Bill Clark, coauthor of the Peterson Field Guide to Hawks of North America "Pete Dunne mixes humorous anecdotes and whimsical analogies into the life history accounts of our North American birds of prey, intertwining history from our early ornithologists with current : HMH Books.

This fun activity book immerses children in vulture culture, hawk talk, and owl prowls as they learn about the behavior and hunting strategies of these fascinating birds. A removable “pocket spy guide” will help kids identify raptors in the wild, while breed profiles, flight silhouettes, range maps, and real-life stories will satisfy even.

There is a suprising amount of information on birds of prey in this book and while kids are coloring they are learning a lot about the details of the birds.

For kids who need to be doing something while learning, this is a winner: Dover Birds of Prey Coloring Book. See our other educational coloring book posts too!.

Recommended bird books for children. Picture books and books for young readers about birds and bird watching. Raptor! A Kid's Guide to Birds of Prey. Lots of photos to get kids' attention, plus lots of information including flight silhouettes to help identify raptors in the sky.

Backyard Birding for Kids. A field guide and activity book.A kids guide to birds of prey’ Explore life at the top of the food chain with this exciting look into the world of raptors. This fun activity book immerses children in vulture culture, hawk talk, and owl prowls as they learn about the behavior and hunting strategies of these fascinating birds.Whether you are a novice or an expert, this one-of-a-kind guide will show you an entirely new way to look at these spectacular most complete guide to North American raptors, written by some of the foremost experts The first raptor guide using Richard Crossley's acclaimed, innovative composite images that show birds as they actually.