Hawks

hawk vs falcons

Hawk vs Falcons: What’s The Difference?

Both hawks and falcons are raptors or birds of prey. They are carnivorous which means they only eat meat. All raptors are characterized by their hooked bills and strong, thick talons. Generally, they like to hunt live prey such as rabbits, mice, squirrels, fish, snakes and even other birds. But […]

hawks in oregon

9 Beautfiul Locations To Watch Hawks In Oregon

Oregon is one of the best birding locations for spotting hawks because of its incredibly varied landscape. From the high mountains to the prairie and wetlands, many bird species flock here during migration and breeding season. There are not as many hawk species in Oregon as there are in, for […]

hawks in virginia

Hawks In Virginia: 8 Fantastic Birding Locations

Bird watching in Virginia is a treasure trove, especially if you are interested in spotting hawks. There are nature reserves spread across the entire state with different habitats attracting different hawk species. Hawks generally stay away from suburban and urban areas because it is more difficult for them to hunt […]

what do hawks eat

What Do Hawks Eat? [Learn The Hawks Varied Diet]

Hawks are very skilled hunters with a varied carnivorous diet. Depending on the specific hawk species and habitat they will eat anything from small aerial insects to large rodents and amphibians. These raptors are opportunistic hunters which means that they will eat whatever is readily available. Thus, their diet changes […]

how to keep hawks away

How to Keep Hawks Away [5 Actionable Tips!]

Hawks are famous for being predatory birds and some may even attack small animals like chickens, ducks and even small dogs. Fortunately, there are ways to keep hawks away from your backyard without hurting these raptors. People living in hawk habitats may be concerned about these large birds attacking their […]

why do hawks screech

Why Do Hawks Screech? [4 Reasons Why]

Hawks screech as a form of communication but there are also several species that remain nearly silent. Every hawk species have their own distinct sound with different tones depending on what they are communicating, their sex and age. Read on to learn more about why hawks screech and other distinct […]