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Ferruginous Hawk

Buteo regalis

The Ferrugineus Hawk is the largest of the North American Hawks (Buteos) and is sometimes mistaken for an eagle. They are very versatile in hunting techniques and will take a very wide array of prey including birds and reptiles, but mammalian prey comprised up to 90% of its food.

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