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Amazing Birds 4: The Raptors

They may come in different sizes but watch out these birds are skillful hunters. Birds of prey or Raptors are birds that primarily rely on their broad wings, strong beaks and talons, keen senses and good vision to hunt for prey. They may come in different sizes from the smallest (Elf owl) to the largest […]

The Secretarybird – One of Africa’s Killer Birds

Don’t be fooled by its deceiving look, the Secretarybird is a skilled snake-hunter and is listed as one of Africa’s feared killer birds. Secretarybird The Secretarybird (Sagittarius serpentarius) is a large, land-dwelling bird found throughout Africa. This feared Raptor inhabits savannah and open grassland. Also called “serpent eagle”, it is the only bird of prey […]