Essays Tagged: "Falconiformes"

The Peregrine Falcon

The peregrine falcon belongs to a group of birds called the Falconiformes. This group includes vultures, kites, hawks, eagles, and falcons. Other than vultures, ... 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 talons, making them excellent predators. All ...

(7 pages) 52 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Birds of Prey

vision, and the ability to fly faster than any other animal.Birds of prey mostly belong to "Order: Falconiformes, Infraclass: Neognathae, Class: Aves, Phylum: Chordata." (Perrins, 1984.) Raptors diet ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Jul/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology