Have the students
color and cut out. Extend the sides with paper so it will fit
around the child’s head.
Vulture has a red orange head without feathers. The beak is
yellowish and the feathers are brown.
The Scrub Jay
is mainly blue with white bands and black-brown beak.
Copy to heavy
the wings through the slit in the middle of the body so your hawk
can fly. Attach the tail to the body at the slits. Just cut
and you will be done.
shoulder patches that give this hawk its name are not easily
visible, except at close range. Under parts are pale rust with
horizontal barring. From below, this hawk shows translucent "window"
patches at the base of the primaries, and narrow white bands on a
dark tail. Immature hawks are brown above, clear pale chest, and
vertically streaked brown breast and belly.
The students can
imagine that a dragonfly landed on their arm. They know it is a
dragonfly because its winds are outreached when it perches. A
damselfly would have its winds in a closed position.