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Birds of Prey Articles

  • Great Horned Owl
    April 5, 2013

    The great horned owl is the largest and most powerful of all North American owls.

  • Bald Eagle

    Bald eagles can usually be sighted near rivers, lakes, or the ocean, perched in trees or atop bluffs.

  • Osprey
    April 9, 2010 from Zoo Guide

    The osprey was created by God during creation week.

  • Great Horned Owl
    Feb. 16, 2010 from Zoo Guide

    The great horned owl is mostly nocturnal, hunting and eating during the night and sleeping during the day.

  • Peregrine Falcon
    Aug. 11, 2008 from Zoo Guide

    The adult peregrine has bluish gray wings, a pale underbelly, and a black head.

  • Snowy Owl
    June 2, 2008 from Zoo Guide

    The snowy owl is more agile than other owls and is able to capture birds while in flight.

  • Bald Eagle
    Feb. 11, 2008 from Zoo Guide

    The term bald eagle comes from the word “balde,” which in Old English means “white.” This species is known for its white head and tail and its dark brown body.