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French translation: Serres et pattes d'un rapace

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English term or phrase:clutches and leg of a raptor
French translation:Serres et pattes d'un rapace
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12:49 Mar 27, 2007
English to French translations [PRO]
Science - Zoology / Birds of prey
English term or phrase: clutches and leg of a raptor
I have a doubt. I thought "serres" were the actual clutches or claws of a raptor but have been told that a leg of a hawk (traditionally called an arm in falconry) is called a serre. Can someone please help and clear this up?

Thanks!
Aquamarine76
Ireland
Local time: 14:53
Serres et pattes d'un rapace
Explanation:
Voici les définitions :

Serre : Pied armé des Rapaces diurnes et nocturnes. Les doigts sont au nombre de 4 (3 à l'avant, 1 à l'arrière), pourvus d'ongles arqués, rétractiles.
Patte : Les pattes sont constituées de la cuisse, la jambe et le pied. Elles renseignent généralement sur la nature de l'habitat et du mode de locomotion de l'oiseau.
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Lidija Lazic
Local time: 15:53
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Serres et pattes d'un rapace


Explanation:
Voici les définitions :

Serre : Pied armé des Rapaces diurnes et nocturnes. Les doigts sont au nombre de 4 (3 à l'avant, 1 à l'arrière), pourvus d'ongles arqués, rétractiles.
Patte : Les pattes sont constituées de la cuisse, la jambe et le pied. Elles renseignent généralement sur la nature de l'habitat et du mode de locomotion de l'oiseau.

Lidija Lazic
Local time: 15:53
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