Bird Of Prey Definition

birds-of-prey
noun
Any of various carnivorous birds, such as eagles, hawks, and vultures, that hunt animals for food or feed on carrion.
American Heritage
Any of an order (Falconiformes) of diurnal birds with sharp claws and hooked bills that capture, kill, and eat other animals or feed chiefly on carrion, such as hawks, falcons, vultures, and the osprey.
Webster's New World
Any such nocturnal bird, as the owl.
Webster's New World

A carnivorous bird that hunts for its food, especially one that preys on vertebrates.

Wiktionary
Synonyms:
  • raptor
  • raptorial bird
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Other Word Forms of Bird Of Prey

Noun

Singular:
bird of prey
Plural:
birds-of-prey

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