Lifespan Of Hawk And Other Hawk Facts Hawks are one of the most widely distributed birds in the world. They …
10 facts about hawks
– Hawks are the smallest of the five main raptor species in North America.
– Hawks are an aerial predator, and are the only raptor that can regularly catch prey in flight.
– Hawks can fly as fast as 250 mph, and can stay in the air for up to two hours.
– Hawks are monogamous and form lifelong pairs.
– Hawks are omnivorous, and feed on a variety of small prey, including insects, birds, and small mammals.
– Hawks are territorial, and will defend their territories against other birds and animals.
– Hawks are hunted for their feathers and meat, and are threatened by habitat destruction and hunting.
– Hawks are listed as a threatened species in the United States and Canada.