Essays Tagged: "Birds"


Habitat not only relates to surroundings, but for the animals source for food. Habitats for birds, for example, the forest and trees, if gone, would kill the birds that relied on the forest fo ... relied on the forest for everyday use. Not only would they die, but the animals that relied on the birds would die and so on. Habitat is taken for granted. As humans, for example, we have our ...

(1 pages) 71 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

The Personality Traits of Antigone

o man is to touch him or say the least prayer for him; he shall lie on the plain, unburied; and the birds and scavenging dogs can do with him whatever they like? (1.1.35-7). Antigone is now left torn ... the family and Antigone refused to let her brother be left in the middle of a field to be eaten by birds and dogs. She thought more highly of her family and its name (keep in mind this was a royal fa ...

(5 pages) 149 1 4.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Man Who Stepped into Yesterday

n a time, there was a mountain which rose out of a vast, green forest. and in the forest there were birds and lakes and rocks and trees and rivers. the forest was also inhabited by a small group of pe ... rds would gather at the base of the mountain to give thanks for all that they had. they thanked the birds and they thanked the lakes and they thanked the rocks and the trees and the rivers; but most i ...

(8 pages) 76 1 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Barney vs. Sesame Street

r every show. The one that I watched, entitled 'Up We Go', was about flying. You learn about kites, birds, planes and more. You get more out of the show than if it was about many topics like Sesame St ...

(2 pages) 55 1 4.1 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Mythic Heros. A personal essay on the thoughts of Sinbad the sailor

is crew met up with: a fish so large, many mistook it for an island, an island where rocs (enormous birds (their eggs were often mistaken for buildings)) still lived, cannibals, giants, and even herds ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.7 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

this essay compares the skeletal system between a tiger and an ant

This essay will compare the skeletal systems of an ant and a tiger.Tigers, like other mammals and birds have an endoskeleton. That is to say that their skeleton on the inside of their body as oppose ...

(3 pages) 53 0 4.2 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

The Peregrine Falcon

The peregrine falcon belongs to a group of birds called the Falconiformes. This group includes vultures, kites, hawks, eagles, and falcons. Oth ... This group includes vultures, kites, hawks, eagles, and falcons. Other than vultures, all of these birds hunt and kill other animals for food. Falconiformes are equipped with hooked beaks and strong ... rs. All Falconiformes are daytime hunters.The peregrine falcon is the best-known of the fifty-eight birds in the falcon family. The word Peregrine comes from a word that means, 'one who wanders.' This ...

(7 pages) 52 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Alfred Hitchcock 50 Years of Movie Magic

of being the 'master of suspense', and after viewing two of his more popular films, Psycho and The Birds, it is evident why. There is a distinction between surprise, which lasts only a few seconds, a ... rion wanders around the motel she meets Norman, the proprietor, and also sees his hobby of stuffing birds. After she is taken to her room, she is sitting on her bed (with the bathroom and shower clear ...

(10 pages) 176 1 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

Communication NEW

eally sure how they talked to each other. They may have used signs, or imitated made by animals and birds. These simple sounds may have been the beginnings of language.Written RecordsFrom the earliest ...

(4 pages) 149 3 4.1 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Outline about echinoderms, birds, and mammals

outline about echinoderms, birds, and mammals !!!!Echinoderms, Birds, and MammalsChapters: 34, 39, 40I. Diversity- Echinodermat ... d 34.1I. Evolution and Classification- vertebrates of the Class AvesA. Origin and Early Evolution1. birds evolved from reptiles2. Archaeopteryx ('ancient wing'), fossils date back to Jurassic period ( ... ssils date back to Jurassic period (150 million years ago)a. evolutionary link between reptiles and birdsb. possesses characteristics of both reptiles and birdsB. Classification1. about 9,000 species ...

(7 pages) 66 0 4.6 Jun/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Themes of Deception and Justice in "The Orestia" and "Leda and The Swan"

as the metaphor because of its natural grace and beauty;. Swans are not often associated with being birds of violence. One might envision a vulture attacking someone, but swans are thought of as birds ... over his female prey, demonstrating the raw male and female relationships in nature. Swan are huge birds, and as pointed out in the Internet site "The Swan and Leda" (a poem on the same subject as "L ...

(6 pages) 113 0 3.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

In what ways is "To a Skylark" by Shelly a typical romantic poem?

lost to the poet or merely just as a metaphor ofthe bird.The poem in itself is contrasted with the birds singing to emphasise thebeauty and perfection of the poem 'Pourest thy full heart, In profuses ... t' (L3), 'Like a star in heaven' (L18).The poem compares itself to the bird and is decided that the birds songwill always be more perfect than the poem as the poet can not help butreflect his poetry o ...

(4 pages) 41 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Fairy tales

sed to some, if not plenty, of them. If you still don't get what do I mean, then you might remember Birds and the Beast, Cinderella, Snow White, and many more.Fairy tales, as you might have guessed it ...

(4 pages) 135 0 2.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Antogone written by Sophecles Ismene argues that it is hopeless to embark on a hopeless task. Antigone is furious.

to the other. Creon has made the decision to leave Polynices unburied, unwept, and a feast for the birds. Antigone feels Creon has defied her and her sister and feels he has no right to keep her from ... n I would defiantly do something. I could not go on living if I just left my sibling to be eaten by birds and on the street for everyone to veiw. I wouldn't necessarily go right out and try to burry h ...

(2 pages) 42 0 4.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

The biography of Alfred Hitchcock

tain when the slightest shadow is seen, and the constant worry of nuclear war with other countries. Birds will most likely never go on a killing rampage, a murder taking place in a shower isn't far fe ... ur minutes into the movie with him climbing through Janet Leigh's window wearing a cowboy hat.2.The BirdsAnother memorable Hitchcock movie was "The Birds", Alfred got the idea from a Santa Cruz newspa ...

(6 pages) 70 0 4.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

Plastax: Should Australia have a tax on plastic bags? YES!

tax on plastic bags. Australians use 6 billion plastic bags every year. They kill more than 100 000 birds, whales, seals and turtles worldwide every year. (Plastic bag tax push, The Herald Sun) By app ... d Sun)The result of a tax on plastic bag would very beneficial to the environment. Thousands of sea birds, sea mammals and fish are killed every year from plastic bags floating out in the sea. Whales, ...

(2 pages) 62 2 4.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

A Journey Through Evolution - The locomotion and behavioral changes of fishes, reptiles, amphibians, birds and mammals. A good starting place for short biology papers.

ple, you may want to choose the theme of "reproductive strategies" of fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals, or you may choose "locomotion", "environmental adaptations", etc etc etc - the l ... hrough the ages, we went from jawless and cartilaginous fishes all the way to amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, and finally to human beings.The earth experienced its first vertebrate in the Cambri ...

(8 pages) 91 0 4.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

A letter to Henry David Thoreau

eels that propel whenever a pedal is pushed. Planes are vehicles that soar through the sky like the birds mentioned in your books. These inventions may not be feasible to you, but seem extremely ordin ...

(2 pages) 37 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Iinfluence of african americans in the 20th century.

mpus, I stopped to look around. It was a beautiful spring day. The sun was out and I could hear the birds in the singing. As I was looking I couldn't help but to realize the diversity of students that ...

(9 pages) 434 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

The Mute Swan.

snort or hiss.The Mute Swan is only one species out of thousands, perhaps millions, of different birds. All birds, however, must have some of the same traits and characteristics in order to be cla ... assified as a bird. Everything with feathers is a bird. Feathers are the unique feature that sets birds apart from all other animals. No other creature possesses feathers. All birds also have a he ...

(7 pages) 40 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology