Birds of Prey
All birds of prey have sharp, curved claws called talons for grasping their food and hook-tipped beaks for tearing flesh. They have much sharper eyesight than humans and use it to locate their prey at a distance. Well-known types of birds of prey include: eagles, hawks, vultures, owls and more.
At the Zoo
Philadelphia Zoo houses a variety of birds of prey. During your next visit be on the lookout for owls, eagles, vultures and more.