Length: 20-25 in Wingspan: 40-45 in Weight: 1-2 lbs
Dark brown body, rufous legs and shoulders, white rump, undertail, and tail band.
Range map by Neotropical Birds
Harris’s Hawks are the only hawk known to hunt in cooperative packs. These birds practice a strange behavior called “backstanding,” where several birds will stand on each other’s back, creating a totem pole that gives the top bird a better view for spotting prey.
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