What Makes A Bird A Raptor?
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  1. Birds belong to a large group of animals called _____________________.

  2. Birds evolved from a group of vertebrates called ____________________.

  3. All birds grow ___________________.

  4. List two functions of feathers:

    1. _________________________
    2. _________________________
  5. All birds have __________________ even birds that cannot fly, such as ostriches and penguins.

  6. List four things that help raptors fly.

    1. _________________________
    2. _________________________
    3. _________________________
    4. _________________________
  7. Raptors have different kinds of beaks depending on _________________.

  8. List four things that raptors might eat.

    1. _________________________
    2. _________________________
    3. _________________________
    4. _________________________
  9. All raptors are _______________ blooded, being able to control and maintain a constant body temperature even if the temperature around them changes.

  10. A bird uses its __________________ to store undigested food before it enters the stomach, and its __________________ to grind and crush hard nuts, seeds, grains, and other foods.

  11. List three essential traits that make birds of prey different from other kinds of birds.

    1. _________________________
    2. _________________________
    3. _________________________

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