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Red Tail Hawk, 3rd Grade Science, Animal Report

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Richard 2014

  1. 1. RED-TAIL HAWKS Richard L. Science Report MR. CASTRELLON MAY 2014
  2. 2. Introduction  This presentation will be about the red-tail hawks also as the Buteo Jamaicensis. You will learn about its diet, habitat, range, map range, family life, life cycle, anatomy, and intristing facts.
  3. 3. Diet  They eat voles, mice, wood rats, rabbits and jack rabbits, ground squires, birds, bob white starlings, black birds, snakes, and carrion. They will also consume insects such as beetles, white-tail jack rabbits, rodents, other small mammals, as well as, reptiles and amphibians
  4. 4. Habitat  Their habitats include wet lands, forest, fields, meadows and deserts.  .
  5. 5. Map of range  The red-tail hawks range includes Alaska and Canada to California. They are found through the Unite State, Canada and Mexico
  6. 6. Family life The clutch of 1 to 5 eggs is laid between March and April. The red-tail hawk spend more time getting food for their chicks then with their chicks. At four to six weeks of age hawks chicks are ready to leave home. They jump out of the nest and hop along. The two parents will continue to feeding their chicks.
  7. 7. Life cycle chick juvenile Young adult Adult egg
  8. 8. anatomy
  9. 9. Interesting facts  It is the top predator in most habitats. Buteo Jamaicensis is bird of prey. A hawk’s vision is sharper than a human’s vision. Hawks live over North America from the high Arctic tundra of Canada to the prairies, mountains, forest and deserts of the United States and Mexico. The best place to watch hawks is on prairies, where there are on trees.

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