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
The biggest killers of birds of prey in Australia are vehicles, windows, wires/cables, poisoning and shooting.
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