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bird of prey

Translation of bird of prey in Spanish:

noun plural birds of prey

  • ave (feminine (with masculine article in the singular)) rapaz or de rapiña or de presa
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    • This poem vividly portrays the unique characteristics of the osprey, a bird of prey, which feeds on fish.
    • Unlike birds of prey, the talons of Old World vultures are relatively weak and unsuitable as weapons of attack.

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