In this blog post I discuss eagle calls, attaching sound examples from five large eagle species to illustrate what their true calls are like. Please click the bold blue underlined […]
The Draper Museum Raptor Experience
The Draper Museum Raptor Experience is an exciting live raptor education program at the Draper Natural History Museum in Cody, Wyoming. The Draper is one of five museums at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, which embraces the Spirit of the American West. What better way to celebrate the wildness of this wonderful area than by sharing some of its most spectacular wild animals with our guests. Visitors to the Center have the unique opportunity to get an up close and personal view of some of Wyoming’s most recognized predators – the birds of prey!
Can Ravens and Wolves be friends? Ravens are one of the smartest birds there are. They dine on many types of foods including small animals, eggs, insects, fish, grains, berries, […]
Black-billed Magpies seem to be birds that raise conflicting feelings among people. As a member of the Covidae family which includes ravens, crows, and jays, they are one of the […]
Well, summer is almost over, and I’ve reached the final chapter of my internship. My time as an intern has really…flown by! Maybe not like, peregrine falcon speed (242 mph), […]
Hello! My name is Grace Shumway, and I’m the intern this summer for the Draper Museum Raptor Experience. I’ll be writing these blog posts as a weekly update of what […]
This blog describes sounds from a few owl species, as well as offering you sound bites to listen to. If I ask you what sound an owl makes, my guess […]