Species Fact Sheets
There are around 450 species of raptors worldwide. In North America, we have about 30 common diurnal (active during the day) and 20 common nocturnal (active at night) raptors. Diurnal raptors include: eagles, hawks, falcons, kites, northern harriers, and osprey. Only owls are nocturnal raptors.
To learn more about some specific raptors, click on a link below.