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Unformatted text preview: characteristic of most birds of prey, including hawks, falcons, eagles and owls HERRING GULL Hind toe very small. The web between the three front toes provides an expanded surface for swimming and walking on soft surfaces. Characteristic of other gulls, sea birds, ducks and geese LITTLE OWL Three toes directed forward and one back, but they can be bent to meet. They are powerful with sharp, curved talons for catching, holding and killing prey. Characteristics of many predatory birds such as falcons and hawks. D.G. Mackean...
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- Fall '11