Posters and Guides for Owl Pellet Dissections

  • An excellent teaching tool for identifying prey found in owl pellets. Taken from the Bone Sorting Poster, each sheet contains drawings of a mole, shrew, rodent, and bird, their skeletons, and a series of identifying bones. Sold in packs of 15.
  • Posters

    Magnificent posters printed on heavy weight paper, measuring 18 x 24 in. These posters will greatly enhance the study of owl pellets, including identifying prey remains, illustrating food chains and the owls special adaptations for night time hunting. 10 different posters available.
  • This guide was developed by Mark Bechard, Professor of Biology, with emphasis on raptor biology and a trainer of teachers in this field. Illustrations are by award-winning graphic artist Randy Swope. This guide features background information about the Common Barn Owl, pellets, prey species and pellet analysis, as well as guides for classroom use of pellets. Included are teaching objectives, teaching methods, and reference materials. Worksheets on Barn Owl food habits, the food web, inquiry sheets, skeletal anatomy, and common objects found in pellets are also included.
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