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Raptors

Characteristics of the Different Raptor Families

Hawk Families

Buteos
  • These are medium to large, stout bodied hawks, identified by their broad wings and fan shaped tails.

  • These raptors are soaring hawks, but may also hover or fly low along areas where prey may hide

  • Many species have a variety of color phases.

  • Their diet consist primarily of small mammals, but as a group, they will capture a wide variety of prey.

  • Often seen perched on large limbs of trees, utility poles, or fences.


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