Red-tailed Hawk Top Speed

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TOP SPEED

121.2 mph

195.05 km

The Red-tailed hawks are medium sized birds found in North and Central America as well as in the West Indies. About 95% of their diet consist of rodents , especially ground squirrels and mice but they also dine other birds,reptiles and fish at the water’s edge.While most birds have no sense of smell,scientists believe that hawks may have olfactory ability and have a lifespan 15-20 years.

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