What is a raptor? The answer may be more complicated than you think! In this introductory class, we’ll define and discuss this wide array of bird families. Focusing on their natural history and the shared adaptations that unite them as birds of prey, we’ll touch on taxonomy, evolution, and morphology, as well as the conservation issues facing this fascinating group of birds.
Want to further your raptor knowledge? Check out the other classes and birding days this winter:
Audubon Birding Day: Beginning Winter Raptor Identification at Sauvie Island
January 12, 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Winter Raptors of the Willamette Valley
January 18, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. *online class
Audubon Birding Day: Advanced Winter Raptor Identification in Polk County
January 20, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.