Any of various carnivorous birds, such as eagles, hawks, and vultures, that hunt animals for food or feed on carrion.
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.
New Zealand has also yielded many flightless birds, notably the numerous species and genera of Dinornithidae, some of which survived into the 19th century; Pseudapteryx allied to the Kiwi; Cnemiornis, a big, flightless goose; Aptornis and Notornis, flightless rails; and Harpagornis, a truly gigantic bird of prey with tremendous wings and talons.
Flesh that has become tainted appears to be specially acceptable; but it is a curious fact that on no account will a fox eat any kind of bird of prey.
The Afghan is by breed and nature a bird of prey.
At their worst they are still trying to kill foxes perhaps by flushing to guns or by using a bird of prey.