Eyewitness Eagle and Birds of Prey

Discover the World of Birds of Prey—How They Grow, Fly, Live, and Hunt

Paperback
$9.99 US
8.5"W x 11.06"H x 0.24"D  
On sale Jun 14, 2016 | 72 Pages | 978-1-4654-5172-9
| Grades 3-7
With their hooked beaks, curved talons, and superb eyesight, eagles, and birds of prey are born to kill. Swoop into the world of these formidable hunters. 

Eyewitness: Eagles and Birds of Prey is a guide to birds of prey of all shapes and sizes. From majestic falcons to soaring vultures, you'll get a bird's eye view of their amazing world. Learn about their styles of flight and their hunting techniques. Explore the preying and feeding habits, from specialist feeders to scavengers. 

Explore their anatomy in detail and know what makes them soar and glide. Follow the owls into the night and learn how they see and listen in almost complete darkness. Find out how eagles and other birds of prey have been part of our history and culture for years.

Eyewitness: Eagles and Birds of Prey is packed with easy-to-access information, vibrant images, and step-by-step illustrations for children to explore the realm of acrobats of the air. 
David Burnie is a zoology graduate and fellow of the Zoological Society of London. Having started out as a nature-preserve ranger and biologist, he has since forged a successful career as a writer and consultant specializing in wildlife and plants. He has written and contributed to more than 140 books and multimedia titles on nature and the environment, including DK's Animal and Natural History encyclopedias. He was shortlisted for the Royal Society's Aventis Prize in 2005. View titles by David Burnie

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With their hooked beaks, curved talons, and superb eyesight, eagles, and birds of prey are born to kill. Swoop into the world of these formidable hunters. 

Eyewitness: Eagles and Birds of Prey is a guide to birds of prey of all shapes and sizes. From majestic falcons to soaring vultures, you'll get a bird's eye view of their amazing world. Learn about their styles of flight and their hunting techniques. Explore the preying and feeding habits, from specialist feeders to scavengers. 

Explore their anatomy in detail and know what makes them soar and glide. Follow the owls into the night and learn how they see and listen in almost complete darkness. Find out how eagles and other birds of prey have been part of our history and culture for years.

Eyewitness: Eagles and Birds of Prey is packed with easy-to-access information, vibrant images, and step-by-step illustrations for children to explore the realm of acrobats of the air. 

Author

David Burnie is a zoology graduate and fellow of the Zoological Society of London. Having started out as a nature-preserve ranger and biologist, he has since forged a successful career as a writer and consultant specializing in wildlife and plants. He has written and contributed to more than 140 books and multimedia titles on nature and the environment, including DK's Animal and Natural History encyclopedias. He was shortlisted for the Royal Society's Aventis Prize in 2005. View titles by David Burnie

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