Translation of carrion in Spanish:

carrion

carroña, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkɛriən//ˈkarɪən/

noun

  • 1

    carroña feminine
    • Diversionary feeding involves leaving dead rats and other carrion on the moor for the harriers to eat.
    • It lives mainly on carrion, but farmers and gamekeepers shot, trapped and poisoned the bird because they believed it might endanger breeding grouse.
    • After I pass, I see it in the rear view mirror, settling on carrion back along the shoulder.
    • Bears like berries, nuts, grasses, carrion, insects and birdseed.
    • They are often seen soaring in search of carrion, but their diet also includes young goats and lambs.
    • Their diet includes fish, smaller birds, carrion, and refuse.
    • Instead, he believes Rugops was a scavenger, using its head to pick at carrion rather than fighting other animals for food.
    • The large monitor lizards have a more varied diet and will eat eggs, birds, small animals and carrion.
    • A survey of fox dens showed that the vast majority of lamb carcasses found in them were carrion ie. dead before being taken by the fox.
    • Biologists, however, have reported some bees taking advantage of other resources, such as animal droppings and carrion.
    • Badgers will kill carrion and have been know to take lambs but the ones they tend to go for are those on their last legs.
    • Yet their scavenging clears up immense quantities of carrion, and we should be grateful, if not admiring.
    • They may steal prey from other raptors, and have been known to eat carrion as long as it has not been dead too long.
    • Shrieks rent the air as another crow spiraled down to invade the feast, some carrion invisible from the roadside.
    • Despite their fearsome size, these magnificent birds survive mainly on carrion and hunting small mammals like mice.
    • As well as carrion, harriers will eat the young of pukekos and ducks, and prey upon rodents found in fields.
    • Some observers have suggested that carrion on train tracks actually aids overall eagle survival by providing fledglings with a ready food supply.
    • As they soar over foraging areas, they scan the ground, searching for carrion or scavengers that might signal the presence of something dead.
    • they flew for the first time after being fed on a diet of rabbits, small mammals, frogs and carrion.
    • Among the most conspicuous of the first colonisers at Mount St Helens was the common raven, known to eat almost anything, including carrion.