Raptors are identified as Birds of Prey that capture their food using their feet. They have three distinguishing features:
- large talons (or claws) used for hunting
- very keen eye sight to target prey
- sharp hooked beak for the tearing up of prey once caught
Fact about Raptors
Although Wedgies are extremely capable hunters they will often scavenge, particularly by roadsides. Unfortunately this leads to many eagles being hit by cars, as it takes so long for the large-bodied birds to get off the ground.
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