Ohio Raptors: Hawks

Hawks are part of the raptor family, which also includes falcons, eagles, and owls. Ohio has 8 species of hawks. The 6 “true” hawks are separated into two groups – Buteos and Accipiters. The northern harrier and osprey are the remaining two hawks and fall into their own categories.

Read on for more about the differences between Buteos and Accipters, and learn what makes the northern harrier and osprey unique: http://ow.ly/UTzy30oZGhE

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