- Frequency of Injuries in Three Raptor Species Wintering in Northeastern Arkansas. Bedrosian, Bryan E.; St. Pierre, Amy M. // Wilson Journal of Ornithology;Jun2007, Vol. 119 Issue 2, p296
It may be reasonable to assume that raptors would likely perish as the result of all injury that potentially impaired their ability to capture prey. We present results from 98 wild caught raptors that support the converse claim: raptors can and do survive with many types of injuries. We report a...
- The Fish Hawk. Ramaley, Shirley Anne // Fun For Kidz;Nov/Dec2014, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p20
The article offers information on the osprey also called the fish hawk, fish eagle and sea hawk. Topics covered include ospreys as raptors that dive for fish as their prey, eating the heads of fish first then bringing the rest of the fish to young birds on their nest. Also mentioned are the...
- Raptor helpers. // National Geographic World;Jul86, Issue 131, p18
The Carolina Raptor Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, cares for injured or orphaned birds of prey-raptors. Hawks, bald eagles, peregrine falcons and owls are treated and released into the wild.
- Human threat to birds. // Geographical (Campion Interactive Publishing);Sep96, Vol. 68 Issue 9, p10
Reports that Great Britain's birds of prey are under increasing threat from the activities of humans.
- March of the feathered thugs. De Roy, T. // International Wildlife;Mar/Apr89, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p52
Discusses the striated caracaras, known as Johnny Rook birds, which feed on the young of black-browed albatrosses and rockhopper penguins living on the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic. Albatross colony on Beauchene Island in the Falklands; Johnny Rook breeding and feeding habits.
- Red kites rise. // New Scientist;8/15/92, Vol. 135 Issue 1834, p11
Reveals that one of Britain's rarest birds, the red kite, has had its best year for a century. The 79 breeding pairs in Wales raised 93 chicks this year.
- Up Close and Personal with a Raptor. Dennis, Kathy // Legacy (National Association for Interpretation);May/Jun2012, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p22
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author experience of introducing a variety of birds to the visitors of the Raptor Rhapsody weekend at the Cumberland Gap National Historical Park in Kentucky.
- Flightless, but not forgotten. Rada, Joe // Southern Living;Apr97, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p30
Features the Carolina Raptor Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. Return of injured raptors as facility's main goal; Causes of injuries to raptors; Other activities in the center.
- The First Record of the Pallid Harrier Within the Breeding Range in the Winter, Altai Kray, Russia. Bachtin, R. F. // Raptors Conservation;2011, Issue 21, p196
The article explores the first appearance of a male Pallid Harrier raptor on February 19, 2011 in Altaiskii krai, Russia Federation.