by Megon Venter on July 30, 2018
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Rhino Africa: Our Home Safari - Bringing Africa to your home

African birds of prey are marvelled at for their glorious markings, their wide wingspans and their super speed but how much do you really know about them? All of these birds are endemic to South Africa and can be found in one of the many biomes around the country. Take our quiz and test your knowledge about these fascinating creatures!

What is the largest wingspan of a Peregrine Falcon?

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The Peregrine Falcon has a wingspan of up to 1.1 metres.

What do Lanner Falcons eat?

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Lanner Falcons eat doves, pigeons and other small mammals.

Is the lesser Kestrel a migratory bird?

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It is a migratory bird.

How much does an African Cuckoo Hawk weigh?

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It weighs around 250g.

How did the Bat Hawk get its name?

Photo Credit: Johan van Rensburg
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It's because the Bat Hawk eats bats.

Where can you find the Pallid Harrier?

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They live in the open savannah grasslands.

How many eggs does a female African Goshawk lay?

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1-3 eggs.

The Martial Eagle is known as one of 'The Big Three'. Which other two birds form the rest of the three?

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The 'Big Three' is made up of the Martial Eagle, Verreaux's Eagle and African Crowned Eagle.

QUIZ: How well do you know African birds of prey?
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