Buse de Harris (Parabuteo unicinctus) Harris’s Hawk
Description: For adults, the plumage is almost entirely dark brown or chocolate brown, except for the shoulders, under the wings and the thighs that have a chestnut or hazelnut color. The rump, the base of the tail and its terminal part are white. The central part of the rectrices is blackish.
Habitats: Altitude deserts that are dominated by saguaro cacti.
Size: 56 cm.
Prey: Small rodents, lizards and even rattle snakes.
The Harris’s Hawk is one of the rare raptor species to hunt in groups (social structure to hunt).