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The Canadian Peregrine Foundation - Project School Visit - Student's Guide to Owls

The Canadian Peregrine Foundation

Student's Guide to Canada's Wildlife at Risk:
Owl Unit


Preview the Owl Unit:

Sample from Section 4 (Barn Owl)
Sample from Section 5 (Burrowing Owl)
Sample from Section 6 (Short-eared Owl)
Sample from Section 7 (Spotted Owl)



An introduction to owls Page 1
Section 1:  What I know about owls Page 2
Section 2:  Hunting and raising a family Page 7
Section 3:  Flight and migration Page 12
Section 4:  Focus on the Barn Owl Page 18
Section 5:  Focus on the Short-eared Owl Page 22
Section 6:  Focus on the Burrowing Owl Page 26
Section 7:  Focus on the Spotted Owl Page 30
Section 8:  Did you know? Page 33
Section 9:  Review - Owl word search Page 34
Appendix A:  The owls of Canada Page 36
Appendix B:  Anatomy of an owl Page 40
Appendix C:  Glossary Page 42
Appendix D:  Further reading Page 44
Appendix E:  About the Canadian Peregrine Foundation Page 46
Appendix F:  How to spot an owl Page 47
Appendix G:  Take action! Page 48


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