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Created 4-Sep-12
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The birds of Prey have always brought to mind power and strength. The term "raptor" is derived from the latin word "rapere", meaning to seize or take by force. They are divided into two groups, the diurnal group and the nocturnal group. The nocturnal birds of prey are the owls and the diurnal birds of prey includes all the others, ie eagles, hawks, old world vultures, kites(snail kites, which are only found in central and south Florida and who's only real prey are apple snails), harriers, osprey, secretary birds, falcons, caracaras and new world vultures.

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Category:Animals
Subcategory:Birds
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Keywords:bird, birds, birds, eagles, florida, kites, of, owls, prey, raptors

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