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Calls of the Wild with CD

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by Anne G. Miller

2008 - 106pp
 

Table of Contents


Section 1: Reuniting & Fostering Healthy Young Raptors

 
Introduction 

  • Juvenile Raptors & the Importance of Reuniting
  • Recorded vocalizations—A New Tool for Wildlife Rehabilitators
  • Success Story: Calling in a Mother Bobcat

Chapter 1: Nesting Behavior of Raptors

  • Raptors as Parents
  • Stages of Development

Chapter 2: Preparing to Reunite 

  • Obtaining a Complete History
  • Assessing the Situation

Chapter 3: Assessment & Emergency Care of Juvenile Raptors

  • Assessing the Bird’s Condition
  • Care & Feeding of Juvenile Raptors
  • Avoiding Human Contact
  • How-To: Easy Temporary Nest Box

Chapter 4: Reuniting & Fostering

  • Using the Original Nest
  • Safety of Personnel & Birds
  • Using Substitute Nests
  • Success Story: Great Horned Owls
  • Fostering Orphans
  • Nest-Site Hacking
  • How-To: Simple Food Delivery System
  • Relocating Nestlings
  • Reuniting & Fostering Strategies for Branchers & Fledglings

Chapter 5: Using the Recorded Calls

  • Making Contact with the Adult Birds
  • Making Sure the Reuniting is Successful


Section 2: Development Photos, Species Notes, & Case Histories

Introduction

Owls

  • Barn Owl
  • Eastern Screech Owl
  • Great Horned Owl
  • Barred Owl

Hawks

 
Accipiter

  • Sharp-Shinned Hawk
  • Cooper’s Hawk

Buteo

  • Red-Tailed Hawk
  • Red-Shouldered Hawk
  • Broad-winged Hawk

Falco

  • American Kestrel

Vultures

    Black Vulture


A Final Message

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