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100+ Stunning Pictures of Eagles and Hawks | Eagle Photography HQ

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What is the difference between Hawks and Eagles?

Many people say they would not know for sure the difference between these birds, but is there any? Yes. There are differences.

  • Both belong to the Accipitridae family of birds.
  • Eagles have larger size, powerful build and are more heavier.
  • Hawks are known for their powerful and sharp beaks long tails and strong claws.
  • Hawks sore longer than eagles. Hawks are on the list of most intelligent birds.
  • Eagles only eat their prey on the perches. They catch their prey without landing and take it to the perches.
  • Eagles prey on larger animals than hawks. Eagles tend to reside on land areas and coastal areas
  • Haws only reside on woody areas.

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Table Of Contents

Hawks Images

Sparrowhawk Images and Facts

Red Tailed Hawk Images and Facts

Sharp Shinned Hawk Pictures

Rough Legged Hawk and Red Shouldered Hawk Pictures

The Eagle Era : Bald Eagle Pictures and Facts

Golden Eagle Facts and Images

Harpy Eagle and Philippines Eagle Pictures

Hawks Images

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" Hawks weight ranges from 115 grams to 1.5 kilo grams. "

Did You Know?

" 'Hawk' is a general term used to describe the entire group of diurnal (active by day) predatory birds. "

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Flying Hawk

Flying Hawk

" 'The smallest hawk in North America' credit goes to Sharp-Shinned Hawk."

Did You Know?

" Hawks have about 8 times more accurate vision than humans. "

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Harris Hawk

Harris Hawk

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Blue hawk

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"Hawks can attain a speed of 150mph"

"Migratory species travel over thousand miles each year to and from their breeding territories."

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" Sparrowhawks gained full protection in Britain in 1961"

" Female sparrowhawks are typically 25% larger than males, and twice as heavy. "

Sparrowhawks Facts and Images

" Sparrowhawks are specialized hunters of birds including bats. "

" Enjoys eating their prey alive. "

" When a sparrowhawk accidentally enters a goshawk ( another hawk species) territory, they're doomed. They fall themselves prey to goshawks. "

" Normal life span of a male sparrowhawk is 7 to 8 years and female is 10 to 11 years. "

" Male sparrowhawks are often afraid of females, because they may attack. "

" Sparrowhawks make sure that their prey is healthier before they eat. "

" Sparrowhawk was said to be the bird for a priest in the medieval falconry. "

" Sparrowhawks, during their ferocious hunting, frequently hit windows with fatal effects. "

Sparrowhawk Pictures

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Red Tailed hawks are also known as

Chicken hawk

Cooper's buzzed hawk

Harlan hawk

California hawk

Hen hawk

Krider's hawk

Red Tailed Hawk Facts and PIctures

  • They can spot a prey as little as a mouse from 100 feet above
  • They are named after the brick red tail of theirs
  • As with sparrowhawks, female red tailed hawks are larger than males
  • Red tailed hawks can lay 1 to 5 eggs at a time
  • Has a life span of 21 years
  • They are most commonly seen in North America

Red Tailed Hawk Pictures

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Sharp Shinned Hawk Images

Sharp Shinned Hawk

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Rough Legged Hawk and Red Shouldered Hawk

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The Eagle Era : Bald Eagles

  • Bald Eagles have a wingspan of 2 meters and weigh up to 8 to 14 pounds.
  • They can live up to 28 years.
  • They can reach up to 99mph during hunting.
  • They also hunt as a pair.
  • They once faced near extinction but recovered from the brink of eradication in the 1700s.

Bald Eagle Images

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Bald Eagle Flying

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Bald Eagle in snow

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Golden Eagle Facts

  • The National Bird of Mexico
  • It is the largest bird of prey in North America
  • They speed above 150 miles per hour
  • Each pair of golden eagle maintain their own territories and fight for conserving it.
  • They are also found in Asia Europe and North Africa

Golden Eagle Pictures

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Harpy and Philippine Eagle Images

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Philippines eagle

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Comments

Deb Hirt from Stillwater, OK on May 28, 2014:

You found some nice pictures.

Akhil Dev (author) from India on May 10, 2014:

Thank you Zsuzsy for stopping by ...

Zsuzsy Bee from Ontario/Canada on May 09, 2014:

Wow, what an amazing collection of pictures. Thank you for sharing.

voted up, awesome, beautiful and interesting

regards Zsuzsy

Akhil Dev (author) from India on May 09, 2014:

Thank you peggy and 'enjoy life' for your kind comments... Glad you liked it..

Peggy Woods from Houston, Texas on May 09, 2014:

Those are amazing photos of the different hawks and eagles. Thanks for assembling this collection of images.

enjoy life from Europe on May 09, 2014:

Stunning pictures, and interesting information as well. Eagles and hawks are amazing :-)

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