Red-shouldered hawk, holding a Florida lubber. These raptors catch different types prey including insects, small mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and sometimes other birds.

Raptors

Raptors, also known as birds of prey, are a group of carnivorous birds that includes eagles, hawks, harriers, falcons, kites, vultures, osprey, and owls. These birds include some of the most impressive animals in Canaveral National Seashore and Florida. They include the bald eagle, the United States National Bird, and several endangered species.