5. Bird Feet

Bird Feet Birds have many different shapes and sizes to their feet. Like the shape of the bill, the anatomy of birds’ feet tells us much about the ecology of different species of birds. Below are several examples of birds feet and what each one can tell us about the...

6. Bird Skulls

Bird Skulls Bird skulls come in all shapes and sizes.  Click on the name of a bird below to see its skull in several different positions.  There are even a few skulls that aren’t birds. 12 Nests of Knowledge 1. Introduction to Birds 2. Bird Topography 3. Bird Feathers...

7. Diet of Birds of Prey

Diet of Birds of Prey Understanding what birds eat and the overall diet they prefer can be fascinating! It is also essential to know what to feed birds to attract them to your backyard or where to look for foraging birds in the field. Every bird has different dietary...

8. Dissecting Bird Pellets

Dissecting Bird Pellets Owls aren’t the only birds that make pellets.  Almost any bird that eats animals with bones or exoskeletons will make a pellet after their meal. Learn about various birds and their pellets by completing this section. 12 Nests of Knowledge 1....

9. Virtual Pellet

Virtual Pellet What is a pellet? How are they formed? What’s inside? These are great questions that you’ll find when you follow this informative and interactive link to the Kidwings Virtual Owl Pellet Dissection. 12 Nests of Knowledge 1. Introduction to Birds 2. Bird...