Raptors are birds of prey, such as eagles, hawks, vultures, kites, and buzzards.
They have strong, sharp beaks and even stronger claws, called talons.
This photograph is a Yellow-Billed Black Kite (Milvus aegyptius) from Kenya.
Its prey is a Southern Giant Pouched Rat (Cricetomys ansorgei), which is a rodent in the Nesomyidae family, found in southern and eastern Africa.
The Southern Giant Pouched Rat has a long grey-furred body, dark tail, and long incisor teeth. It can grow up to 75 centimetres (29 inches) from nose to the end of its tail.
Photographer: Martina Nicolls
Martina Nicolls: SIMILAR BUT DIFFERENT IN THE ANIMAL KINGDOM