Length: 20-25 in Wingspan: 40-45 in Weight: 1.5-3 lbs
Black overall with light face and two wide white bars on tail.
Range map by Neotropical Birds
Common Black Hawks are primarily found in wet Neotropical habitats, where they feed on reptiles, fish, and crabs; their range extends into a small portion of the SW United States, mostly along riparian belts.
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