IL Birds of Prey -- Soaring High in the Sky
Soaring High in
Most people learn
to identify birds by their size, color, song and habitat they are found in.
Since many raptors are seen high in the sky, some people learn to identify them
by their silhouette or outline. Take this quick reference guide with you on
your next trip outside and watch the sky for raptors. Can you become an expert
birder and learn to identify raptors by their silhouettes?
Want to be amazed?
Compare the number of screech owl wing beats per minute to a ruby-throated hummingbird
that beats its wings an amazing 5,000 times per minute!
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