Hawks are a type of bird of prey. This type of birds comes in a small, med, and Large sizes like an Eagle or the smaller ones like falcons.

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Hawk is a common name for some birds of prey, widely distributed and varying greatly in size. In Australia and Africa hawks include some of the species in the subfamily Accipitrinae, which comprises the genera Accipiter, Micronisus, Melierax, Urotriorchis and Megatriorchis. The large and widespread Accipiter genus includes goshawks, sparrowhawks, the Sharp-shinned Hawk and others. These are mainly woodland birds with long tails and high visual acuity, hunting by sudden dashes from a concealed perch.In North America (and other areas) the term includes falcons and small to medium-sized members of the Accipitridaethe family which includes the 'true hawks' as well as eagles, kites, harriers and buzzards.

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