Kōrero: Birds of prey

New Zealand falcon

New Zealand falcon

The New Zealand falcon has sharp talons with cat-like claws for seizing prey, and a hooked, sharp-tipped bill for pulling flesh from a carcass. It also has acute vision for spotting prey from a distance.

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Department of Conservation
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Gerard Hutching, 'Birds of prey - New Zealand’s birds of prey', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/9960/new-zealand-falcon (accessed 19 February 2020)

He kōrero nā Gerard Hutching, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015