raptorial birds are known to be important predators on snakes.
To every migratory species of raptorial bird, that captures living quarry, there is a non-migratory counterpart or near relative.
The smaller fry appear to look upon the raptorial bird in much the same light as children regard the “bogey man.”
Scats from predatory mammals and reptiles and pellets from raptorial birds were examined.
Four raptorial birds are now seen about this, or rather three, for Gypaëtos has gone, viz.
His long tail, slightly forked at the tip, suffices to distinguish him at a glance from all other raptorial birds.
It is my belief that vultures and other raptorial birds do not recognise in the screams of their victims the wails of pain.
I think we may say birds of light diet are all good, and draw the line at all carrion or raptorial birds.
The white-eyed buzzard is almost contemptible as a bird of prey; he is a raptorial degenerate, a mere loafer.
I once asked a falconer how he would explain such inconsistencies in the behaviour of raptorial birds.