The red-tailed hawk, which is the most typical hawk in the U.S., has only a handful of predators, including the red fox, the raccoon and the great-horned owl. Hawks are known as raptors or birds of prey, and are typicall... More »

Hawks eat small mammals such as mice, rats, voles and other rodents. They also eat insects, smaller birds, frogs and reptiles. Some hawks will even eat snakes and crustaceans. More » Pets & Animals Birds Hawks

Hawks eat rattlesnakes, garter snakes, black rat snakes and many other snake species. Snakes are a staple in the diet of most birds of prey. Hungry hawks prey upon all snakes native to their ecosystem. More »

At least 17 species of hawks live in North America including the red-tailed hawk, common black hawk, Cooper's hawk, gray hawk, rough-legged hawk and sharp-shinned hawk. Hawks tend to live in coniferous trees and wet area... More »

The niche of a hawk is determined by its species and, in some cases, is further determined by its sex. Not every species of hawk shares the same niche. An animal's niche is its role within its ecosystem. More »

The red tail hawk totem refers to a spirit animal associated with the base chakra and has direct ties to the Kundalini which is the seat of primal life force. The hawk spirit animal symbolizes wisdom that comes from an a... More »

A baby hawk is called an eyas. Male hawks are called tierces, while female hawks are called hens. A group of hawks is known as a kettle, a cast or an aerie. More »