Content tagged with "falcon"

American Kestrel

Image of an american kestrel
Falco sparverius
The smallest and most colorful of North American falcons, American kestrels are often seen along highways where they perch on telephone wires or hover over grassy medians as they hunt. More

Avian Ally

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photo of a red tailed hawk
Missouri enthusiasts keep an ancient hunting partnership alive. More

Bird Safety Silhouette for Grades 3–5

By placing bird-of-prey silhouettes on windowpanes, Missouri elementary school students can help prevent other birds from crashing into windows More

Downy Peregrine Falcon

A downy peregrine falcon chick waits for a meal from its parents.
This downy peregrine falcon chick was hatched in an atrificial nest box in Kansas City. More

Falcon Chick Banding

Falcon Chick Banding
One the five peregrine falcon chicks hatched at the Ameren Missouri Sioux Energy Plant nest box displays an identification band it has just been fitted with. The leg band, issued by permit of the U.S. Geological Survey, includes lettering that contains information about when and where the chick was hatched. More

Falcon in Flight

Peregrine Falcons Soar
An adult peregrine falcon soars near a nest box in Kansas City. More

Falcon Observation Questions

Designed for all grade levels, these questions send Missouri students to our nest-box web cam to observe a pair of nesting peregrine falcons. More

Falcon Study for All Grades

This collection of activities and tools helps Missouri students at all grade levels use our falcon web cam to discover and explore the world of peregrine falcons. More

Falcon Study for Grades 3–5

Our elementary-school collection of falcon-study games and activities challenges Missouri students to discover and understand the relationship between predator and prey. More

Falcon Study for Grades 6–8

Our middle-school collection of falcon-study games and activities challenges Missouri students to know the facts about birds of prey. More