"Is found from six to twelve pounds, and is taken in large numbers on the British as well as Dutch coasts." — Goodrich, 1859

Brill

"Is found from six to twelve pounds, and is taken in large numbers on the British as well as Dutch coasts."…

Hawks have strong talons, curved bills and keen eyesight.

Buzzard

Hawks have strong talons, curved bills and keen eyesight.

Hawks have strong talons, curved bills and keen eyesight.

Caracara

Hawks have strong talons, curved bills and keen eyesight.

Hawks have strong talons, curved bills and keen eyesight.

Caracara

Hawks have strong talons, curved bills and keen eyesight.

"A four-sided figure, formed of 2 unequal isosceles triangles on different sides of a common base." — Williams, 1889

Deltoid

"A four-sided figure, formed of 2 unequal isosceles triangles on different sides of a common base."…

Boy flying a kite

Flying Kite

Boy flying a kite

Hawks have strong talons, curved bills and keen eyesight.

Harrier

Hawks have strong talons, curved bills and keen eyesight.

Jan flying a kite in the story, "The Wind's Work."

Jan with kite

Jan flying a kite in the story, "The Wind's Work."

Hawks have strong talons, curved bills and keen eyesight.

Kite

Hawks have strong talons, curved bills and keen eyesight.

"Genus <em>Milvus</em>, its length is twenty-six inches; it's color above dark brown; rufous bown below; the tail long and deeply forked. It pounces on prey, consisting of moles, mice, leverets, rabbits, unfledged birds, and the young of the gallinaceous tribe especially. IThis species is common in Middle Europe and Northern Asia. It was formerly used in falconry." &mdash Goodrich, 1859

Kite

"Genus Milvus, its length is twenty-six inches; it's color above dark brown; rufous bown below;…

Children flying a kite

Kite

Children flying a kite

A kite

Kite

A kite

Boys flying a kit

Kite

Boys flying a kit

Illustration of a child holding a kite that can be used to write mathematics story problems involving addition and subtraction. For example: John's kite tail was 4 feet long. 1 foot of it broke off. How many feet were left?

Child Holding A Kite

Illustration of a child holding a kite that can be used to write mathematics story problems involving…

"The fork-tailed kite, (<em>N. furcatus</em>) is twenty-five inches long; the wings and tail black; neck and under parts white; the tail-feathers, twelve in number, are deeply forked, the lateral ones excessively elongated. It feeds on snakes, lizards, and frogs ; it also devours grasshoppers, locusts, and wasps, making attacks on the nests of the latter. This species is common in the South and Southwestern States, and also in the Western States, as far north as Wisconsin." &mdash Goodrich, 1859

Fork-Tailed Kite

"The fork-tailed kite, (N. furcatus) is twenty-five inches long; the wings and tail black;…

A Marvin Hargrave weather kite with meteorograph attached. The meteorograph is an instrument that measures the pressure and temperature of the atmosphere when in flight.

Marvin Hargrave Meteorology Kite with Meteorgraph Attached

A Marvin Hargrave weather kite with meteorograph attached. The meteorograph is an instrument that measures…

A light framework covered with cloth, plastic, or paper, designed to be flown in the wind at the end of a long string

Pentagonal Kite

A light framework covered with cloth, plastic, or paper, designed to be flown in the wind at the end…

Plaything consisting of a light frame covered with tissue paper; flown in wind at end of a string

Plane Kite

Plaything consisting of a light frame covered with tissue paper; flown in wind at end of a string

Three kites.

Three Kites

Three kites.

Illustration of a quadrilateral which has two adjacent sides equal and the other two sides equal. It is symmetrical with respect to the diagonal joining the vertices of the angles formed by the equal sides, and the diagonals are perpendicular to each other.

Quadrilateral with Symmetry

Illustration of a quadrilateral which has two adjacent sides equal and the other two sides equal. It…

A Marvin weather kite reel powered by hand. The reel keeps record of the direction and intensity of the kite. The reeling machine may have gas engine attached for convenience.

Hand Powered Marvin Weather Kite Reel

A Marvin weather kite reel powered by hand. The reel keeps record of the direction and intensity of…