10 interesting facts about a hawk

Today we’ll tell you interesting facts about hawks.

The most beautiful and important bird of the family Accipitridae is a hawk. This member of the hawk family is a very skillful predator with a keen eye.

Interesting facts about a hawk

  1. The vision of a hawk is 8 times better and sharper than that of a man. A hawk can see the victim from a distance of 500 meters.
  2. Hawks are birds that are common around the world, except in Antarctica.
  3. In the Middle Ages, hawks were used as ransom for hostages.
  4. Female hawks are larger than males.
  5. Almost all hawks are carnivores, except for the palm neck. It mostly eats palm fruits.
  6. Hawks often watch their prey from a kind of ambush from the air or on a hill and then grab their prey with lightning speed.
  7. The hawks’ diet is made up of mammals and small birds.
  8. While hunting, hawks can fly at a speed of 240 km per hour. They can catch their prey both in the air and on the ground.
  9. The hawk’s eggs hatch for about a month.
  10. There are 270 species of hawks in the world. They live on average 13-20 years.

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  • August 19, 2020 at 12:18 pm
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    Thank you for the article! Such interesting and amazing hawk facts!

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