Kites, hawks and eagles
Hawks include the bird-eating hawks such as the sparrowhawk, with broad, rounded wings and long, slender tails. Buzzards are mostly larger, longer-winged, substantial birds, which use broad wings for soaring. Eagles are much larger, with deep, arched, sharply-hooked bills, long, strong, curved claws. There are many more species outside Europe.
What can you do to help?
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