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Sharp-Shinned Hawk

Scientific Name: Accipiter Striatus Diet: Sharp-shinned Hawks eat mainly small birds such as sparrows, warblers, and thrushes.They also sometimes capture larger birds such as quail. ¬†They also eat small rodents and reptiles. Some commonly eaten animals are mice, voles, bats, … Continue reading

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Red-tailed Hawk

Scientific Name: Buleo jamaicensis Diet: The Red-Tailed Hawk eats mostly small rodents including mice, rats, and voles. They also eat birds such as blackbirds, bobwhite, pheasants, and starlings, and reptiles, rabbits, squirrels, and occasionally fish and big insects are taken … Continue reading

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Turkey Vulture

Scientific Name: Cathartidae aura Habitat: Turkey Vultures can be found in grasslands, foothills, open country, shrub lands, and cliffs. They are often found near open forests for nesting. Diet: Turkey Vultures eat mostly carrion, and they are scavengers. They eat … Continue reading

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