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Some observations on the anatomy of the British birds of prey

William Yarrell

Some observations on the anatomy of the British birds of prey

by William Yarrell

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Published by W. Phillips in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Birds of prey -- Anatomy.,
  • Birds -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William Yarrell ; [in a letter] to the conductors of the Zoological Journal.
    SeriesLandmarks of science II
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ111 .H35, QL696.F3 .H35
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationp. 181-189, [1] leaf of plates
    Number of Pages189
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22627276M

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    Learn birds of prey with free interactive flashcards. Choose from different sets of birds of prey flashcards on Quizlet. Produced in conjunction with the Hawk and Owl Trust, this chart will help you to identify birds of prey in flight in the UK. Colour images of perched and flying birds show all 15 of the species of day-flying birds of prey which breed in the UK. Information on the habitat and range, size, status and flight pattern of each species is given in the.

    Birds of Prey include; the condor, eagles, falcons, harrier, hawks, osprey, shrikes, vultures and more. The members of the birds of prey consists of the mighty California Condor, an endangered species that is struggling to survive on a continent where its habitat is shrinking and man-made obstructions are hindering its survival. Bird of prey, any bird that pursues other animals for food. Birds of prey are classified in two orders: Falconiformes and l birds of prey—hawks, eagles, vultures, and falcons (Falconiformes)—are also called raptors, derived from the Latin raptare, “to seize and carry off.” (In a broader sense, the name raptor is sometimes synonymous with the designation “bird of.


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