Rough-legged Hawk by Earl Reinink. Also known as the Rough-legged Buzzard (Buteo lagopus) is medium-large bird of prey & found in Arctic & Subarctic regions of North America and Eurasia during the breeding season, migrating south for the winter.
Cooper's Hawks capture birds with their feet and kill them by repeated squeezing. They have even been known to drown their prey. Three Cooper's Hawks were found in Central Park in this year's Bird Count.(I had a Cooper's Hawk on my NYC terrace February
Peregrine falcons are renowned for its speed, reaching over 322 km/h mph) during its characteristic hunting stoop (high speed dive), making it the fastest member of the animal kingdom…….WHAT A FRIGHT TO SEE THIS DIVING YOUR WAY………ccp