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BIRDS - RAPTORS

CHECK OUT AUSTRALIA ZOO'S AMAZING ANIMALS!

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ANIMAL FACTS - Raptors

Wedge-tailed Eagles are Australia's largest raptor. Their wingspans can reach over two and a half metres and body weights of up to six kilograms make them the largest predator of our skies.

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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
Our Amazing Andean Condor(s) are currently on displayCrocoseum

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

It
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