AY Honor Raptors - Advanced Requirements
1. Have the Raptors honor.
2. Breeding / Offspring:
- a. What are the mating and breeding habits of raptors?
- b. What are some facts about the incubation period of raptor eggs and birth of raptor chicks?
- c. Baby raptors can be called by what names?
- d. Are raptors good parents?
- a. What is falconry?
- b. Name the basic equipment used to train raptors for falconry and what raptors they use.
- c. Learn about the history of falconry and some famous falconers.
- a. Discover some facts about the migration of raptors.
- b. Choose two raptors and diagram, draw, or map their migratory routes. Include in your display where they start and end their journey, where they stop to feed, what they eat along the way, their migratory path, and landmarks along their route.
- c. Draw or paint a picture of the world from the point of view of a migrating raptor. Accurately portray the habitat the bird might pass over, the altitude the bird is flying, and the feel of the air.
5. Complete a project, not previously done, from the list in the basic Raptor Honor #6.
6. Make a world map with the names and pictures of several raptors (diurnal and nocturnal) that live on or by each continent region of the world.
7. Arrange or participate in a service project benefiting raptors (such as: clean up, habitat/migratory route preservation/restoration, food source preservation, helping others learn about raptors). Write a report about the following things (including maps, photographs or drawings may help):
- a. Where did you visit?
- b. When did you visit?
- c. What did you do there?
- d. New information you have learned beyond what was learned in the basic honor.
- e. Information about the specific area you visited.
- f. Describe the service project you did (be specific).
- g. What did you learn about yourself while doing the service project?
- h. What did you learn about a raptor's range, habitat, diet, mating & reproduction, and status in conservation while doing this service project?