Raptors: Birds of Prey

Raptors: These birds of prey include eagles, hawks and falcons. From their awesome aeronautics to their precise predatory instincts, these birds are the pinnacle of flight.

The beak of a Cooper’s hawk. Note the downward curve of the beak that’s reminiscent of a scimitar.
The beak of a Cooper’s hawk. Note the downward curve of the beak that’s reminiscent of a scimitar.
Photo by Maslowski Productions