These sites have information about various raptors, including Screech Owls, Great Horned Owls, Red-Tailed Hawks, and Bald Eagles. Many sites contain audio and video clips, plus a Webcam. Includes links to eThemes Resources on owl pellets, barn owls, spotted owls, and birds of prey for younger students.
ARKive: Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus Leucocephalus)
This site includes thirty-four photos, nine videos, and a fact file about bald eagles. NOTE: This site includes links to social networking sites.
Raptor Rehabilitation Project
Read what the University of Missouri is doing to help rehabilitate raptors and how you can help.
American Bald Eagle Information
This site is dedicated to the American Bald Eagle. Click on the links to the left to read more information about each topic.
ThinkQuest: Eagle Facts
This student-created site is about the American Bald Eagle. There is information on ecology, history, migration, and folklore. There are short quizzes in many subjects.
This page has two eagle Webcams that allow you to view an eagle in "real-time." Remember that the eagles may not always be in the camera's view.
Watch six videos of bald eagles. You can watch videos of nest building, egg incubation, or eggs hatching.
This page has information about the bald eagle and an Eagle Cam.
Learn more about the Red-Tailed Hawk. Includes pictures. NOTE: Site includes ads.
Raptor Center: Red-Tailed Hawk
This page offers information on the range, habitat, nesting, and feeding habits of the Red-Tailed Hawk.
Red-Tailed Hawk (Buteo Jamaicensis)
See pictures of Red-Tailed Hawks. Scroll down to find two sound clips. One sound clip is a young hawk chirping, and the other is an adult male soaring through the sky.
ARKive: Great Horned Owl (Bubo Virginianus)
This site includes a fact file and twenty-three photographs of Great Horned Owls. NOTE: This site includes links to social networking sites.
Wild Birds Forever
Brief information about Screech, Great Horned, and Barn Owls. Also includes tips on how to attract owls to an area.
eThemes Resource: Animals: Owl Pellets
Discover how investigating owl pellets can reveal information about owls, their habitats, eating habits, and their place in the food chain. Learn how to dissect pellets, record findings, and analyze them. Includes online dissection practice, games, puzzles, video and audio files, lesson plans, and other activities. There are links to eThemes resources on barn owls and raptors.
eThemes Resource: Animals: Barn Owls
This eThemes Resource has information about barn owls, owl pellets, and the children's book "There's an Owl in the Shower."
eThemes Resource: Animals: Spotted Owls
These sites have information about spotted owls and their habitat in old-growth forests. Learn about the controversy between environmental groups wanting to protect the owls and the logging industry that wants to protect jobs. There is a link to an eThemes Resource on barn owls.
eThemes Resource: Animals: Birds of Prey
These sites are about birds of prey, or raptors. Here you will find information about owls, eagles, hawks, and falcons. There are coloring pages, quizzes, audio recordings, and many pictures. Includes related eThemes resources on owls and raptors for older students.
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