(Parabuteo unicinctus)

FUN FACT

Only known raptor to hunt in cooperative "packs."

Creature Feature: Harris Hawks on PostGazette.com Video.


Formerly known as the "Bay-winged Hawk."

Distribution

Southwestern United States, south into Chile and Argentina

Habitat

From semi-desert to mangrove swamps -- anywhere with enough trees to perch and build nests.

Diet

Small mammals and reptiles.

Breeding

Status

Not Under Threat (Least Concern)

At the Aviary

Franco and Jasper -- bird show