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raptor

1. another name for bird of prey
2. Informal a carnivorous bipedal dinosaur of the late Cretaceous period
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British Trust for Ornithology Scottish raptor monitoring coordinator Nina Schonberg explained this week: "To see several chicks successfully fledge in Clackmannanshire this year is especially good news as the Scottish population remains extremely fragile, with the estimated number of fewer than 10 pairs.
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We didn't play well enough," Raptors guard Fred VanVleet said.
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Wildlife biologists, environmental scientists, officials at raptor centers, and other contributors discuss birds of prey in urban ecosystems, urban raptors, and conservation and management.
A cutting-edge synthesis of over two decades of scientific research, "Urban Raptors: Ecology and Conservation of Birds of Prey in Cities" is the such study to offer a complete overview of urban ecosystems in the context of bird-of-prey ecology and conservation.
Diurnal cliff-nesting raptors were inventoried on the Ungalik River, Alaska, in 1977 and 1979.