Kites, Hawks, Eagles and Allies

American Bald Eagle Information

Contains a description on physical features, migration and feeding habits. With links to related sites.

Animal Diversity Web: Family Accipitridae

Introduces this large family of birds which recognizes 233 species in 67 genera worldwide. Includes habitats, taxonomic history, physical description, reproduction, lifespan, and behaviour.

Arkive: Philippine Eagle (Pithecophaga jefferyi)

Photographs and videos of the world's largest eagle, a threatened species, and links to pages on other birds in the family.

Friends of the Swainson's Hawk

Dedicated to seeing the California population of Swainson's Hawks flourish. Information, why it is threatened, habitat needs, rescues, and reports.

Hawk Migration Association of North America

Non-profit organization supports protection and conservation of raptors. Provides HawkCount, a near-real-time international database of hawk counts, a journal, and activities.

The Internet Bird Collection: Hawks and Eagles (Accipitridae)

Introduction and species list, each with further information including foreign and common names, distribution, photographs and videos.

Mas de Bunyol Vulture Observatory

Observatory in Aragón, Spain, where one can visit and observe the vultures at feeding time. Gallery, news, television reports, and visitor comments and photographs.

MyCondor.Org

Site provided by Ventana Wildlife Society with profiles of the individual condors in their California Condor Recovery Program, and an adopt a condor page.

New World Vultures: Cathartidae

Explains the difference between old world and new world vultures, an example of convergent evolution.

RSPB: Hawks, Vultures and Eagles

Introduces the mixed group of birds with hooked bills known as birds of prey or raptors. Provides details of the species found in the UK, with further information on each of them.

Ventana Wildlife Society: California Condor Reintroduction

Provides field notes, videos, life history, and quick facts.

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