Phil Pearce

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Harris Hawk

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Harris Hawk

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“Parabuteo Unicinctus”

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Although the Harris Hawk is not native to the uk it is one of the most popular birds of prey for falconers due to their intelligence, character, puzzle solving, and general friendly curious manner.

They are easy to train and they are cheap and easy to buy and there are plenty of them around.

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They are breeding in the uk.

They are a beautiful bird of prey with their markings of chestnut red, dark brown, white, and long yellow legs.

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They are 46 to 76cm in length.

They have a wingspan of 100 to 120cm

They weigh in at between 700 and 1020g

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The female is usually 40 percent bigger than the male.

They live for up to 15 years in the wild and up to 33 in captivity.

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