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BIRDS - RAPTORS

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ANIMAL FACTS - Raptors

Wedge-tailed Eagles will live to about 25 to 30 years of age in the wild. This can be doubled when in captivity, with the oldest on record reaching 50 years of age.

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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

Our Sub-Species

Andean Condor

Vultur gryphus
Not on display

Threat Level

Endangered

Endangered

Andean Condor(s) Profiles

Chief

Wedge-tailed Eagle

Amelio the Wedge-tailed Eagle
Our Amazing Wedge-tailed Eagle(s) are currently on displayCrocoseum

Threat Level

Least Concern

Least Concern

Wedge-tailed Eagle(s) Profiles

Amelio

Barking Owl

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Our Amazing Barking Owl(s) are currently on display

Threat Level

Least Concern

Least Concern

Barking Owl(s) Profiles

Nuebi

Hobby Falcon

Not on display

Threat Level

Least Concern

Least Concern

Hobby Falcon(s) Profiles

No profiles available

Whistling Kite

Milvus sphenurus
Not on display

Threat Level

Least Concern

Least Concern

Whistling Kite(s) Profiles

No profiles available