Translation of talon in Spanish:

talon

garra, n.

Pronunciation /ˈtælən//ˈtalən/

noun

  • 1

    garra feminine
    • They often carry their prey in their bill, unlike other birds of prey that carry their prey in their talons.
    • She dropped her staff as she felt its talons clawing at her cheek.
    • Unlike birds of prey, the talons of Old World vultures are relatively weak and unsuitable as weapons of attack.
    • The thumb and toe claws have an extra talon, which is unique in bats.
    • Another loophole would permit hounds to drive hares into the talons of birds of prey.
    • Fingernails, horns, claws, talons and hooves are special growths of the outer skin or epidermis.
    • It was a hawk or eagle or some other bird of prey, with wings spread and talons outstretched.
    • She turned around to face a gigantic brown bird with talons three times the size of her hand and a wingspan of at least ten feet.
    • The scientist watches as eagles dive into the river, emerging laboriously moments later with silver salmon firmly in their talons.
    • Their feet were clawed with talons, very sharp and powerful.
    • The pound and scrape of feet, claws, and metal talons was deafening.
    • There was a loud screech on the door as its large talons clawed at the steel.
    • Its body was in the shape of a bear, but its claws were like the talons of a hawk, or eagle.
    • The guards inspected the ship as it hovered over the floor and extended three landing claws, which gripped the concrete floor and scratched at them like a massive bird's talons.
    • They drop down on prey and capture it in their talons.
    • They patrol low over the ground, or hover high over a field, watching for movement, then swooping down, talons first, to grab prey.
    • The pair may grasp beaks, interlocking talons while spiraling toward the ground.
    • They dive from above to grab their prey out of the air with their strong talons.
    • They look like the brightly colored talons of some exotic bird.
    • They catch their prey in their talons and can even snatch flying insects from mid-air.