• The interesting habits of Harris's Hawks

    3 years ago - By 10,000 Birds

    For as long as I have been living here in Mexico, I have truly enjoyed watching the Harris's Hawks antics. Soaring on the warm desert updrafts, or sitting on a group of cactus tops, always in groups of two, three or more. Their proclivity for living in small social groups was fact that I learned much later. This medium-large hawk, given it's name by John James Audubon after his good friend, Edward Harris, has also in the past been known as the Bay-winged Hawk, or Dusky Hawk. They have adapted a form of communal living, to the point of cooperative hunting techniques. One of these methods is...
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