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Frequently Asked Questions /Hawks Aloft Inc.

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Can a raptor carry away/eat my pet? ... Large raptors, such as Red-tailed Hawks and Great Horned Owls, can attack and kill small pets. ... There is no specific cut- off weight at which your pet's safety is guaranteed. If the size of your dog or cat is similar to or not much larger than naturally occurring raptor prey, there is a risk...

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Dec 11, 2008 ... A dog in Winston Salem was recently picked up by a Hawk.

Hawk flies away with family pet - WRDW.com

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Aug 22, 2013 ... Grace said he wanted to kill the hawk, but birds of prey are federally protected, ... You can also put shiny objects that move out in the yard, such as silver .... Its very possible his dog was actually closer to that weight, and not 10lbs. ... An eagle with full speed could probablly grab and carry off a short ways ...

Can You Scare a Hawk Away? - The Nature Forums - GardenWeb

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Sep 15, 2005 ... They can carry things that are up to about half their body weight. ..... There are many hawks and owls in the area i live in, recently all of our ...

Hawks and Eagles feasting on house pets, myth? (foxes, parrots ...

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Originally Posted by tcrackly Great Horned Owls can be huge, and will ... An adult cat will be double or triple the weight of the owl, and for the bird ... i have seen many of a dog carcass being eaten by hawks, vultures, etc. .... it is true that most raptors cannot carry an animal weighing more than 4lbs very far.

Protect Pets From Birds of Prey - Advice - Birding and Wild Birds

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Tips for protecting pets from bird attacks from hawks, owls or other raptors. Bird attacks are rare but do happen, and these tips can help pet owners keep their ... animals that weigh up to 20 pounds as part of a hunt, and many birds of prey will  ...

Can an eagle pick up a small dog? - Quora

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Many eagle species worldwide hunt prey the size of small domesticated dogs. ... witnessed a small dog being grabbed by an eagle or hawk and carried away? ... It depends on the weight of the dog if a bald eagle can pick up beavers and deer  ...

do hawks really prey on adult domestic cats? Tired of this! - Page ...

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They are as much a problem as habitat lose when it comes to the decline .... The hawk can only carry half it weight so it will dine on the cat right ...

Eagle Flight and Other Myths, Alaska Department of Fish and Game

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Eagles weigh 8 to 12 pounds and can carry about three or four pounds. ADF&G ... That momentum and speed gives the bird the ability to carry more weight.

Red-tailed Hawk | Warner Nature Center

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How many kinds of hawks are there in Minnesota? There are 7 types of ... They can carry things that are up to about half their body weight. Our red-tailed hawk ...

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Do Hawks Present a Danger to Small Dogs? | Dogpawfile Pet ...

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Jun 30, 2009 ... If a hawk can lift and kill a rabbit, they can lift, injure, or kill a small Chihuahua, Yorkie, or pet of similar size. .... My shih tzu weighs about 12.5 pounds, making it much to heavy to carry. ... Owls can carry their own weight.

Red Tail Hawk unable to carry off 15 pound cat (but tried ...

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They can carry things that are up to about half their body weight. ... I don't think that hawk would have had much trouble carrying off a kitten or ...

I saw a hawk. Should I worry about my dog? [Archive] - Straight ...

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He does stay under the porch for a good part of the day, but he sleeps in the sun sometimes. There are ... Hawks are much lighter than they look. I'd think ... Also, it is not necessary for the bird to carry the prey away. Hawks ...