The Eurasian Hobby or just hobby, is a small, slim falcon. This species breeds across the Palearctic realm. It is a long-distance migrant, wintering in Africa and Asia. It also captures small bats and small birds in flight. Its speed and aerobatic skills enable it to take swallows and even swifts on the wing, and barn swallows or house martins. It is a very bold and courageous bird and was used in falconry, trained to hawk birds like quails, larks, hoopoes, drongos, etc.
The Wolf Hawk is a medium-large bird of prey that breeds from the southwestern United States south to Chile, Argentina, and Brazil. It is notable for its behavior of hunting cooperatively in packs consisting of tolerant groups. The diet of the Harris's hawk consists of small creatures including birds, lizards and mammals. Because it often hunts in groups, the wolf hawk can also take down larger prey. They are very smart birds.
White Bellied Sea Eagle
The white-bellied sea eagle is a large diurnal bird of prey in the family Accipitridae. Resident from India and Sri Lanka through Southeast Asia to Australia on coasts and major waterways. Main fish prey is usually catfish and Barramundi. Reptilian prey include Turtles and File Snakes. It has been reported feeding on domestic dogs and cats.
Vulturine Fish Eagle
The Vulturine Fish Eagle is a large bird of prey in the family Accipitridae. It breeds in forest and savannah across sub-Saharan Africa, usually near water. Unusually for birds of prey, It feeds mainly on the fleshy fruit-husks of the oil palm and on the palm-fruits of Raffia palm. It has also been recorded to feed on crabs, molluscs, frogs, fish, small mammals.
Wedge Tailed Eagle
The wedge-tailed eagle is the largest bird of prey in the continent of Australia. The wedge-tailed eagle is one of the world's most powerful avian predators. Large animals may be attacked by pairs or, occasionally by groups, acting cooperatively. One record shows 15 wedge-tailed eagles hunting kangaroos.
The Passenger Pigeon was once one of the most numerous birds in North America. From the 1600s through early 1800s, people wrote of flocks that filled the sky as far as they eye could see, with some individual flocks estimated at over 2 billion birds. However, the Passenger Pigeon was driven to extinction by uncontrolled commercial hunting for their meat.
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The green anaconda is a boa species found in South America. It is the heaviest and one of the longest known extant snake species. Primarily aquatic, they eat a wide variety of prey, almost anything they can manage to overpower, including fish, amphibians, birds, a variety of mammals, and other reptiles. Particularly large anacondas may consume large prey such as tapirs, deer, capybaras, caimans and jaguars.
The Goliath heron, also known as the giant heron, is a very large wading bird. It is found in sub-Saharan Africa, with smaller, declining numbers in Southwest and South Asia. This is the world's largest living heron. The height of the goliath heron is 3 ft 11 in – 5 ft 0 in, the wingspan is 6 ft 1 in – 7 ft 7 in. Prey almost entirely consists of fish. The Goliath heron specializes in relatively large fish.
These birds are commonly found in Europe, North Africa, Palearctic, Sub Saharan Africa, and Asia. Common house martins are monogamous birds, this species conduct breeding with the same partner for life. A common house martin can fly at the speed of 39.4 kph (24.5 mph).