Birds of Prey by Camilla De la Bedoyere
  

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Birds of Prey by Camilla De la Bedoyere

100 Facts Birds of Prey is a popular bird book for kids aged 6-10 years who love to learn about eagles, kites and falcons. Bursting with exactly 100 awesome facts, detailed images and fun activities, children will learn everything they need to know about these feathered predators. Numbered facts encourage your child to read further and track their progress. Fascinating facts throughout add humour and amazement, making information easier to remember. Amazing photographs throughout of birds of prey in action. Synopsis - Product details100 Facts Birds of Prey covers key topics on these magnificent hunters of the sky in mind-blowing numbered facts. Each fact is accompanied by beautiful illustrations and photographs, which add visual meaning to the information for kids aged 6-10 years. Topics covered in 100 Facts Birds of Prey: Big and small birds of prey such as the little black-thighed falconet and the huge Andean condor. How birds of prey hover, soar and go in for the kill. Raptors in peril and how to protect them from extinction. 'I don't believe it' fascinating facts: Lesser spotted eagles can fly up to 290 kilometres a day, as they journey from Europe to southern Africa. At breeding time, female gyrfalcons often store food near their nests. They are able to break off frozen bits of food with their bills. Eurasian eagle owls have been known to kill birds as large as roe deer. They have even attacked people walking their dogs near a nest. Activities to make learning accessible and interactive: Visit a nature reserve or wildlife park to watch birds of prey fly. Make a note of any birds you do not recognize and try to match them to them to bird species in this book. Quiz question: Which buzzards eat wasps and bees?

About the Author

Camilla de la Bedoyere was a teacher for 10 years before she became a full-time non-fiction author. She studied Zoology and Geology at Bristol University, and has subsequently written or edited more than 200 books for children and adults, many of which aim to explain and explore the natural world and our relationship with it Camilla is a specialist literacy teacher at a London high school, developing reading skills and encouraging a love of learning through books.

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Format

Paperback
48 pages

Author

Camilla De la Bedoyere
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Publisher

Miles Kelly Publishing Ltd

Publication date

28th February 2010

ISBN

9781848102637


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