Southwestern United States south to Chile, central Argentina, and Brazil
What do they eat?
Carnivore; rabbits, ground squirrels, rodents
Habitat loss, electrocution, rodenticide poisoning
- Easy to train and popular in falconry
- Hawks with more than two members in their group have higher survival rates
- They practice “stacking” behavior where they will stand on top of each other. This aids in hunting as well as provides shade to the birds lower on the stack