|Classification(s) :||Predator, Prey|
|Cat Name :||Hawk|
|Common Name :||Broad-winged Hawk|
|Scientific Name :||Buteo platypterus|
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|Physical Description :||
A broad winged, stout bodied hawk reddish barred underside, white throat and pale wings with a dark trailing edge.
|Physical Statistics :||
Length: 13.4–17.3 Inches (34–44 34–44 Centimeters)
Broad-winged hawks prefer forested land for their territories and will hunt by diving down upon their prey.
|Social Organization :||
Breeding pairs, with the occasional solitary individual
|Approval Level :||Mod; Because most hunting would be done by a nesting pair, hunting of cats would be a continuous problem rather than an isolated event.|
|Kill Difficulty :||Moderate;
While small, they have wicked talons and a sharp beak to use to fight back when attacked.
|Training Level :||Specialty - Raptor;
When they dive down to take prey is the only effective moment to attack, aside from the odd moment when they’re low to the ground.
|Hunting Tactic :||Small Raptors|
|Food Quality :||High; Rich, heavy meat in good amounts.|
|Danger Level :||Medium (Kits and Small Apprentices are Vulnerable);
This flexible and opportunistic hunter takes small animals when the opportunity presents itself.