Birds of Prey

Illinois birds of prey

Illinois Birds of Prey: Top 16 Most Common Bird of Prey with Pictures

A bird of prey, also known as a raptor, is any bird that pursues other animals and feeds on their flesh. All birds of prey have hook-tipped bills, anisodactyl feet with sharp, curved talons, and highly developed vision and hearing. Raptors are instrumental to keeping Illinois’ natural systems and food webs in balance. In fact, …

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Georgia birds of prey

Georgia Birds Of Prey: 14 Most Common Species with Pictures

Georgia is a gorgeous state that features a wide variety of natural terrains, which effectively makes it an attractive home to a broad range of wildlife from coyotes, black bears, and rattlesnakes, to foxes, alligators, and sea turtles. When it comes to birds, Georgia doesn’t disappoint. It includes 427 species of birds approved and documented …

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Florida birds of prey

Florida Birds of Prey: 18 Scary Species in the Sunshine State

To many Americans, Florida is the go-to state for swimming, relaxing, and having leisure time. What most people don’t know is, the Sunshine State has a fair share of greenland, covered in 12 national parks, 37 forests, and 175 parks. It’s no wonder that prey birds find it a hot attraction. In the end, they …

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Colorado birds of prey

Colorado Birds of Prey: 17 Most Common Species with Pictures

The State of Colorado is known for its rich wildlife variety, especially when it comes to birds. The Colorado Bird Records Committee (CBRC) and Colorado Field Ornithologists have reported that the state is home to about 511 species of birds. Based on this, we can easily assume that the variety of Colorado birds of prey …

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California birds of prey

California Birds of Prey: 19 Most Common Species with Pictures

California is known for offering tons of activities through its sunny beaches, but if you’re into bird watching, the state has one of the most unique hotspots for unique and impressive birds. In fact, the state has a staggering record of 676 different bird species flying over the state or calling it home, based on …

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Oregon birds of prey

Oregon Birds of Prey: Top 12 Most Common with Pictures

Oregon is full of interesting attractions like the Witch’s Castle and Thor’s Well, making it one of the most fun places to visit in the Northwest region of the US. With about 120 important bird areas, it’s also home to 544 bird species that are either found all year long or visit Oregon during the …

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Minnesota Birds of Prey: Top 11 Feathered Predators with Pictures

The State of Minnesota is the 12th largest state in the US. With lots of habitats, it’s home to about 446 bird species that live in this state all year long or visit during the migration season. If you’re particularly interested in Minnesota birds of prey, you’ve come to the right place. Minnesota is home …

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African birds of prey

African Birds of Prey: Top 10 Serengeti Predators with Pictures

There are about 2386 bird species in Africa, making it heaven to bird watchers and those who love learning about these fantastic creatures. As a matter of fact, several African countries rank among the highest bird species density per square mile.  Birds of prey have several unique features that set them apart from other birds. …

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