Drama on Ice
- Dynamics of Raptor Populations on Amchitka Island, Alaska. White, Clayton M.; Emison, William B.; Williamson, Francis S. L. // BioScience;6/15/1971, Vol. 21 Issue 12, p623
The article reports on populations of birds of prey in Amchitka Island, Alaska. Populations of peregrine falcons and bald eagles are affected by pesticide diseases in other areas. Researchers are drawn to study birds of prey in the Amchitka due to its remoteness and its healthy bird populations....
- Chapter 2: Survival. Potts, Steve // Bald Eagle;
The chapter discusses the survival of the American Bald Eagle. The bald eagle is a bird of prey which means it hunts and eats meat. The bald eagle eats from one-half to one and one-half pounds of food a day. It mainly eats fish but will also eat other small animals. The bald eagle spears the...
- FOR BIRDS OF PREY, THERE'S PROGRESS IN THE BAY. Freligh, Stephen // National Wildlife (World Edition);Apr/May84, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p12
Reports on the increase in the number of bald eagles and birds of prey throughout the Chesapeake Bay region. Curtailing of the use of the pesticide DDT; Importance of the region as a breeding area for ospreys, which nest on dead trees, on channel markers and other sites in the bay; Effect of...
- GROUP HUNTING BY IMMATURE BALD EAGLES DIRECTED AT GULLS. Buchanan, Joseph B.; Watson, James W. // Northwestern Naturalist;Autumn2010, Vol. 91 Issue 2, p222
The article presents information on the observations that were gathered from group hunting of immature Bald Eagles. It describes the eagles' techniques as versatile predators including direct aerial pursuit and swoops to the water's surface. It details the comprehensive documentation of several...
- Hey! Make way for that eagle! Like me, it's a big,
powerful...: Raptor! Marshall, Jody // Ranger Rick;Nov2004, Vol. 38 Issue 11, p32
Presents information on some birds of prey. INSET: Bring 'em Back!.
- SCIENCE NEWS. Adams, Jacqueline; Klein, Andrew; Walters, Jennifer Marino // Science World;12/6/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 6, p2
The article presents various science information including the height and method of attack of the terror bird Andalgalornis, the iris of the eye and the roving rocks.
- Avian and mammalian predators of Orthoptera in semi-arid regions of South Africa. Kok, O.B.; Louw, S. v.d. M. // South African Journal of Wildlife Research;2000, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p122
Prey items of the Acrididae, Gryllidae, Gryllotalpidae, Pamphagidae and Tettigoniidae were found in the crop and/or stomach contents of 82 bird and 13 mammal species collected over a period of ten years (1984-1993) in the semi-arid regions of the Free State and Northern Cape Province, South...
- Other RAPTORS. // National Geographic Little Kids;Nov/Dec2013, Issue 41, p15
Several photographs of raptors are presented including striated caracara, bald eagle and California condor.
- RAPTOROUS. DOYLE, BRIAN // Orion Magazine;May-Aug2014, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p104
The article explores the author's interest with the birds of prey, also known as raptors.