European honey buzzard (Pernis apivorus)  | Dravé vtáky

European honey buzzard (Pernis apivorus) | Dravé vtáky

The Peregrine is one of the few Birds of Prey that prefer to hunt, catch and kill prey in mid-air - it possesses a unique tomial tooth on its beak which allows it to kill prey instantly. Most importanly however, despite its size, the Peregrine can reach speeds up to 200 mph when hunting and diving for prey.

The Peregrine is one of the few Birds of Prey that prefer to hunt, catch and kill prey in mid-air - it possesses a unique tomial tooth on its beak which allows it to kill prey instantly. Most importanly however, despite its size, the Peregrine can reach speeds up to 200 mph when hunting and diving for prey.

Birds of Prey - Bald Eagle making a beautiful landing.

Birds of Prey - Bald Eagle making a beautiful landing.

The Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) is a bird of prey that breeds throughout most of North America, from western Alaska and northern Canada to as far south as Panama and the West Indies, and is one of the most common hawks in North America. (Photo Dave Van de Laar)

The Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) is a bird of prey that breeds throughout most of North America, from western Alaska and northern Canada to as far south as Panama and the West Indies, and is one of the most common hawks in North America. (Photo Dave Van de Laar)

Falcons are medium sized birds of prey found all across the world although falcons tend to prefer the more temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere. More

Falcons are medium sized birds of prey found all across the world although falcons tend to prefer the more temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere. More

The Red Kite (Milvus milvus) is a medium-large bird of prey in the family Accipitridae, which also includes many other diurnal raptors such as eagles, buzzards, and harriers. The species is currently endemic to the Western Palearctic region in Europe and northwest Africa,  It is resident in the milder parts of its range in western Europe and northwest Africa.  Vagrants have reached north to Finland and south to Israel, Libya and Gambia

The Red Kite (Milvus milvus) is a medium-large bird of prey in the family Accipitridae, which also includes many other diurnal raptors such as eagles, buzzards, and harriers. The species is currently endemic to the Western Palearctic region in Europe and northwest Africa, It is resident in the milder parts of its range in western Europe and northwest Africa. Vagrants have reached north to Finland and south to Israel, Libya and Gambia

Harpy Eagle is one of the world's largest & most powerful birds of prey living in the tropical rainforests of Central & South America.

Harpy Eagle is one of the world's largest & most powerful birds of prey living in the tropical rainforests of Central & South America.

A Formidable Bird of Prey ~ The Eurasion Eagle-Owl.

A Formidable Bird of Prey ~ The Eurasion Eagle-Owl.

"Birds of prey, winging from the sea, rising from marshlands, swooping from eyries, hover screaming, gannets, cormorants, vultures, goshawks, climbing woodcocks, peregrines, merlins, blackgrouse, sea eagles, gulls, albatrosses, barnacle geese. The midnight sun is darkened." (15.4665-4669)

"Birds of prey, winging from the sea, rising from marshlands, swooping from eyries, hover screaming, gannets, cormorants, vultures, goshawks, climbing woodcocks, peregrines, merlins, blackgrouse, sea eagles, gulls, albatrosses, barnacle geese. The midnight sun is darkened." (15.4665-4669)

This is a rare Albino Bald Eagle. Beautiful animal to say the least.

This is a rare Albino Bald Eagle. Beautiful animal to say the least.

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