BirdNote   /     A Hawk That Hunts in Packs

Summary

Harris’s Hawks work together to tackle their prey!

Subtitle
Harris’s Hawks work together to tackle their prey!
Duration
00:01:45
Publishing date
2024-04-03 07:00
Link
https://www.birdnote.org/listen/shows/hawk-hunts-packs
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Shownotes

Most raptors are solitary birds, but Harris’s Hawks of the southwestern U.S. live and hunt in groups of two to six. After spotting a prey animal, the hawks swoop in from various directions to catch the confused creature. If they miss and their prey takes cover, some of the birds try to flush it out while others lie in ambush. Their teamwork may help them safely pursue bigger animals or capture well-hidden prey.

More info and transcript at BirdNote.org. 

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