FEATHERY FRIDAY #85
It’s FRIIIIIIDAY and we’re off to some famous islands in the Pacific Ocean! Grab your gear and your adventurous spirit! We’re of the Galapagos Islands today!
MEET THE GALAPAGOS HAWK!
Diet: carnivore: mammals, birds, lizards
Length/Weight: 22”/ 23-30 oz
Conservation Status: vulnerable
- Galapagos hawks are diurnal.
- Female Galapagos hawks are larger than the males.
- They have large talons.
- Galapagos hawks catch their prey from the air.
- Both the female and male take care of the young.
Galapagos hawks are gorgeous birds of prey! They are a vulnerable species as are other creatures on the islands. Several conservation groups are working to protect this amazing and historical place!