05-11-2012, 01:05 PM
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Originally Posted by bgmacaw
The average hawk you'll find in the US (red-tail, white tail, Cooper's, ferruginous) can manage about 6-10 lbs of prey. Of course, they can seriously injure a larger animal, including humans, with their razor sharp talons.
Golden eagles, which are rare, can attack and carry off up 30lbs or slightly more of prey animal.
I do not know what kind of hawk this was but it was huge! Are red tail hawk smaller than other hawks?
Thank you guys for answering!