Bird enthusiasts of all ages will welcome this fun approach to learning about the raptors of North America. Educators, children, and beginning birders will find creative ways to learn about the birds and their distinguishing characteristics with the activities and coloring exercises in this book, which features sections on vultures, osprey, kites, harriers, eagles, hawks, owls, and falcons.Anne Price provides extensive facts and descriptions on each species. The short essays describe how birds descended from dinosaurs, how the art of falconry began, how to distinguish a raptor from other birds, and how each species is scientifically classified. The Raptors of North America provides a creative and educational overview of the majestic birds found throughout North America and encourages us to continue exploring the birds we find in our own backyards and beyond.
|Publisher:||University of New Mexico Press|
|Series:||Barbara Guth Worlds of Wonder Science Series for Young Readers|
|Product dimensions:||8.30(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.30(d)|
|Age Range:||6 - 8 Years|
About the Author
Anne Price is the curator at the Raptor Education Foundation in Colorado and has been an avid falconer since the age of sixteen.
Donald Malick has been featured in Audubon magazine and has illustrated plates for the National Geographic Guide to North American Birds and the Birds of Colorado.