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The Hawk Conservancy Trust - Anatomy of a Raptor
Sparrow hawks and falcons have long, slender toes, needle-sharp and well-curved talons and toe pads with protrusions that match the tips of the talons, giving maximum reach and grip. Fish-catching species have the longest and most curved talons. Coupled ...
www.hawk-conservancy.org


Birds of Prey
Raptors are defined as birds having: large, strongly curved beaks (for tearing prey); strong, sharply curved talons (for capturing/killing prey); large eyes (with binocular vision and zoom capable ...
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Birds of Prey OTS
Raptors are defined as birds having: large, strongly curved beaks (for tearing prey); strong, sharply curved talons (for capturing/killing prey); large eyes (with binocular vision and zoom capable ...
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Ospreys in Kansas
The osprey was one ...
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San Diego Zoo's Animal Bytes: Harpy Eagle
Harpies may not be ... harpy eagle is fast and agile, flying low over the forest and using its great talons to snatch up monkeys and sloths that can weigh up to 17 pounds (7.7 ...
sandiegozoo.org


New Zealand Raptors: Australasian Harrier, New Zealand Falcon, Morepork
Typically a raptor has a hooked beak and strong grasping feet ending in long curved talons. New Zealand Raptors There are just three raptors native to New Zealand, the Australasian Harrier ...
www.ranz.org.nz


The Canadian Peregrine Foundation -- St. Catharines home page
She approached it at slow speed coming straight at it and then pulled up at the very last and presented her talons to the glass just ...
www.peregrine-foundation.ca


Gold Seal - Wild Salmon Education - Salmon Enhancement Projects
In other ...
goldseal.ca


Raptor Free Flights at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Raptors are birds that eat live prey and also have excellent vision, sharp talons or toenails, and hooked or curved beaks. Raptors included in the flight program are Harris' Hawks, Ferruginous Hawks ...
desertmuseum.org


Fastest
When they get ready to strike, they close their talons and strike the bird in a plunging dive, usually knocking the bird unconscious with a ...
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