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The Swainson’s Hawk by Matthew Lioe Mrs.Chang 4th Grade 2011-2012 Evergreen Elementary by Matthew Lioe Mrs.Chang 4th Grade 2011-2012 Evergreen Elementary
What is Swainson’s Hawk? The Swainson’s Hawk is a big buteo hawk that can be found in Northern Mexico, Western United States, and Canada, and Brazil.
Looks This is a large bird with a 4 and a half wingspan and a weight around 15 lbs. It looks like the picture on the right.
Habitat This bird lives in the Central Valley Region of California and other Western parts of the world.
Foods The Swainson’s Hawk is really fond of locusts.
Enemies Other territorial hawks that live nearby will fight. Video
Protection This bird is just like all birds. It justs fights!
Reproduction These birds migrate. When they reach their nests, they lay eggs after about 10 days of settling. They have around 2 eggs.
Threatening Hawks and eggs can die of traffic, illegal shooting, electrocutation, egg predators, weather, and common, unexplained infertility.
Things to do People should not use cars any more. Global warming can cause the weather to go crazy. Pollution can pollute the air.
2012, Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swainson%27s_Hawk http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swainson%27s_Hawk 2001, The Peregrine Fund http://www.peregrinefund.org/subsites/explore-raptors- 2001/hawks/swainson.html http://www.peregrinefund.org/subsites/explore-raptors- 2001/hawks/swainson.html 1998, Probo http://www.prbo.org/calpif/htmldocs/species/riparian/swainsons_hawk. htm Bibliography
Help Even though this hawk is now least concerned, you can still help!