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eagle head bullet  For Eyas Kids
(a hawk or falcon that is too young to fly and is still in its nest is called an eyas. This stage only lasts a few weeks.)

eagle head bullet  For Passage Kids
(a passage bird is a migrating raptor on its first migration. It has left the nest only weeks before and is on its own now.)

eagle head bullet  For Haggard Kids
(a haggard is a hawk that has made at least one Fall migration and returned to its breeding region the following Spring. It is an experienced hunter and has beat the odds as more than half of the raptors born each summer die in their first year.)

eagle head bullet  Story: Santa's Feathered Helpers

eagle head bullet  Story: How the Golden Eagle Got Its Golden Hackles

eagle head bullet  Suggested Birds of Prey Reading List

eagle head bullet  Suggested Eagle Reading List


TEACHERS:  Click here for a class activity you can print and use.

 


 

 

Suggested Birds Of Prey Reading List

Birds of Prey - Reference

Birds of Prey of the World by Mary Louise Grossman and John Hamlet

Life Histories of North American Birds of Prey Vols. 1&2 by Arthur Cleveland Bent

Hawks, Owls, and Wildlife by John J. Craighead and Frank C. Craighead Jr.

Owls

The Nightwatchers by Peter Parnall and Angus Cameron

The Owl Papers by Jonathan Evan Maslow

The Magic of Owls by Jozefa Stuart

The Owls of North America by Allan W. Eckert

Falcons

The Falcons of the World by Tom J. Cade

Falcons Return by John Kaufmann and Heinz Meng

Eagles

Incident at Eagle Ranch by Donald G. Schueler

Bird of Jove by David Bruce

Vanishing Eagles by Philip Burton

Novels

The Lure of the Falcon by Gerald Summers

The Golden Eagle by Robert Murphy

The Goshawk by T.H. White

Baker's Hawk by Jack Bickham (suitable for young readers)

The Falcon of Eric the Red by Catherine Coblentz (suitable for young readers)

Special Interest - Falconry

North American Falconry and Hunting Hawks by Frank Beebe and Harold Webster

Falconry and Hawking by Phillip Glasier

 





Suggested Eagle Reading List

Birds of Prey of the World by Mary Louise Grossman and John Hamlet

Life Histories of North American Birds of Prey Vol. 1 by Arthur Cleveland Bent

Incident at Eagle Ranch by Donald G. Schueler

Eagles by Leslie Brown

Eagles of the World by Leslie Brown

The Golden Eagle, King of Birds by Seton Gordon

An Eagle to the Sky by Fran Hammerstrom

The Book of the Golden Eagle by Captain C.W.R. Knight

The Golden Eagle by Robert Murphy

Bird of Jove by David Bruce

The American Eagle in Art and Design by Clarence P. Hornung

Eagles, Hawks, and Falcons of the World by Brown and Amadon

Garden of Eagles by David Fox

Ways of an Eagle by McNally

Vanishing Eagles by Philip Burton