Hawk Species at Hawk Mountain

Hawk Species at Hawk Mountain

American Kestrel

Wingspan: 1'8"-2' 
Length: 8"-11"  
W-L ratio: 2.2:1 
Weight: 3.5-5 oz


Bald Eagle

Wingspan: 6'-7'6" 
Length: 2'4"-3'2"  
W-L ratio: 2.6:1 
Weight: 6-14 lbs


Black Vulture

Wingspan: 5' 
Length: 2'-2'4"
W-L ratio: 2.3:1 
Weight: 4.5-6 lbs


Broad-winged Hawk

Wingspan: 2'8"-3' 
Length: 13"-17"  
W-L ratio: 2.3:1  
Weight: 15-17 oz.


Cooper's Hawk

Wingspan: 2"4"-2'10" 
Length: 15"-18"  
W-L ratio: 1.9:1  
Weight: 10-24 oz


Golden Eagle

Wingspan:  6'-7'3" 
Length: 2'3"-2'9"  
W-L ratio: 2.6:1  
Weight: 7-14 lbs


Merlin

Wingspan: 2'-2'3" 
Length: 9"-12"  
W-L ratio: 2.4:1 
Weight: 4.5-8 oz


Northern Goshawk

Wingspan: 2'10"-3'8" 
Length: 18"-24"  
W-L ratio: 2:1  
Weight: 1.5-2.6 lbs


Northern Harrier

Wingspan: 3'2"-4' 
Length: 1'6"-2'’ 
W-L ratio: 2.4:1 
Weight: 0.7-1.3 lbs


Osprey

Wingspan: 6'-6'6" 
Length: 1'9"-2'2"  
W-L ratio: 2.7:1 
Weight: 2.5-4 lbs


Peregrine Falcon

Wingspan: 3'2"-3'10" 
Length: 1'2"-1'6"  
W-L ratio: 2.5:1  
Weight: 1-1.5 lbs


Red-shouldered Hawk

Wingspan: 3'2"-3'6" 
Length: 1'3"-1'7"  
W-L ratio: 2.4:1  
Weight: 1.1-1.9 lbs


Red-tailed Hawk

Wingspan: 3'6"-4'4" 
Length: 1'5"-1'10"  
W-L ratio: 2.5:1 
Weight: 1.8-3.3 lbs


Rough-legged Hawk

Wingspan: 4'-4'8" 
Length: 1'6"-1'10"  
W-L ratio: 2.5:1  
Weight: 1.4-3 lbs


Sharp-shinned Hawk

Wingspan: 1’8"-2’2" 
Length: 9"-13"  
W-L ratio: 2.1:1 
Weight: 3-8 oz


Turkey Vulture

Wingspan: 5'6" 
Length: 2'2"-2'8"  
W-L ratio: 2.4:1 
Weight: 3.5-5 lbs

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