Meet the Raptors
Falconer and educator Brian Bradley helps us get a closer look at this unique-looking bird of prey. She is a spectacled owl!
In this video, Brian Bradley shares a pint-sized bird of prey—the eastern screech owl.
Brian Bradley introduces us to a most unusual-looking bird of prey, the ghostly barn owl. Why are they called a farmer's best friend? Watch and find out!
Falconry began more than 3,000 years ago. Do you know where it was first practiced? Find out as Brian Bradley shares one of his hunting companions, a red-tailed hawk, and introduces us to the ancient sport of falconry.
Great Horned Owl
Introducing a ravenous great horned owl! Falconer Brian Bradley says this owl is well adapted to urban parks and gardens in NYC.
Eurasian Eagle Owl
Watch a big, burly Eurasian Eagle Owl head over the Kate French Terrace! This demonstration shows off the last owl in the series—but falconer Brian Bradley will be back with two more raptors.
A Harris's hawk practices hunting skills on a flyby Wave Hill House in pursuit of rabbit meat, with falconer and educator Brian Bradley. Desert lowlands are the native habitat of this beautiful raptor.