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.
Find out what you can discover in owl pellets and how to dissect them. Click on links to dissect owl pellets on line and find out what the birds had for lunch. Click on the "Virtual Owl Pellet" for another interactive dissection and rebuild a mouse' skeleton. Select the links at the left: "Pellet Information", "Owl Species Info", and "Just for Fun!" to learn more about owls, their pellets, and play games. NOTE: The site has a link to a forum.
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 barn owls and spotted owls.