Land Species Research Links
These are links to other websites to help students with their research. Click here if you are looking for the Maps and Data.
Birds of Prey
| ||Birds of Prey|
This collection of images displays birds of prey in the wild, a beautiful slideshow.
| ||See Your Neighborhood on a Map!|
Enter the name of your town, zoom in on your neighborhood.
| ||Distance Between 2 Points|
If you have two lat/long points, you can get the distance between them!
| ||Get a Topographic Map|
Scroll down to "Latitude Longitude-Decimal Degrees" Simply enter the place name, or lat/long (ie. 41.221 73.490)
| ||ACME Mapper|
Start by entering the Latitude Longitude point to see the location on maps or black and white Terra satellite imagery. Use "Scale" to ZOOM in
| ||GOOGLE Maps!|
Look anywhere in the world! Look at your house, or animal habitats from the air! This simple to use interface is exceptional, flexible and free. Click on "Satellite" on the top right. Click ZOOM-IN with the tool on th etop left of the imagery. YOU CAN ENTER LATITUDE-LONGTITUDE coordinates to see a habitat (i.e 74.5N 93.4W). YOU CAN ENTER a town name...TRY IT!
| ||Red -Tailed Hawk Curious Facts|
Detailed Red-tail info, including some very interesting facts about these birds.
| ||Red-Tail Calls|
Red-Tailed Hawk basics including food webs, human impacts, and hawk calls!
| ||Hawk Watch International|
Plenty of Hawk info, including satellite tagging. To find this information, follow the link and then click on the Satellite Telemetry Program at the bottom left.
| ||Western North Carolina Nature Center -- Red Tailed Hawk|
Red-tailed hawk information including species descriptions, life histories, behaviors and habitats.
| ||Red-tailed Hawk Species Information|
Classification, geographic distribution, habits, and habitat information about the red-tailed hawk.
| ||Red-Tailed Hawk Basics|
Basic information including diet and habitat.
| ||Cornell Lab - All About Birds -- Red Tailed Hawk|
Photos and information about Red-Tails.
Satellite Tracking Links
Lots of links to Black Scoter information.
| ||USGS -- Atlantic Seaduck Project (all Scoters)|
A very complete site about the scoter lifestyle as well as flyways and satellite telemetry.
| ||Surf Scoter Basics|
Basic information on the Surf Scoter
| ||Natural History of the Surf Scoter|
Good information on the surf scoter, including flyways.
| ||Cornell Lab - All About Birds - Black Scoter|
Great information about Black Scoter range, identification, sounds, habitat, threats, and more!
| ||Cornell Lab - All About Birds - Surf Scoter |
Detailed information about habitat, range, breeding, food, and more!