In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
nounPlural birds of prey
1(with masculine article in the singular) ave rapaz feminine(with masculine article in the singular) ave de rapiña feminine(with masculine article in the singular) ave de presa feminine
- The new move, which comes with the breeding season at its height, is aimed at halting the persecution of birds of prey such as peregrine falcons and goshawks.
- The hen harrier is a bird of prey and can be recognised by its long legs and broad wing span some also have a ruffle of feathers around the face.
- The term ‘silver falcon’ actually refers to a bird of prey with silver feathers underneath the wing.
- Unlike birds of prey, the talons of Old World vultures are relatively weak and unsuitable as weapons of attack.
- This poem vividly portrays the unique characteristics of the osprey, a bird of prey, which feeds on fish.
- Although owls are probably my favourite birds of prey, I love hawks as well.
- A characteristic bird of prey over the waters is the osprey.
- And birds of prey do the same with dead food items, occasionally carrying on for as long as an hour.
- They often carry their prey in their bill, unlike other birds of prey that carry their prey in their talons.
- The birds of prey may have influenced an evolutionary move toward group living and bigger body size, for example.
- They shrieked with that high-pitched call that only a bird of prey can emit.
- That's because the teenage tearaway decided to warm up before a game in Florida by utilising an osprey for target practice, knocking the bird of prey off its perch and severely damaging its eye.
- Common predators of house sparrows include cats and other mammalian predators, birds of prey, and owls.
- They have the same talons and beak structure as a bird of prey but weren't using them for this until their food source ran out.
- Four characteristic birds of prey include the snowy owl, gyrfalcon, osprey, and rough-legged hawk.
- If you took a parrot or a bird of prey, you'd hear it flapping its wings.
- One of the most distinctive expressions in the chicken lexicon occurs when my fowls spot a bird of prey.
- Some birds of prey, including barn owls, can be bought and sold legally although it is illegal to take them from the wild.
- The moorland blaze has come at a bad time for ground-nesting birds such as golden plovers, curlews, lapwings and merlins, a rare bird of prey.
- The hen harrier is a bird of prey, belonging to the same family as hawks, vultures, and eagles.
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