If you would like to help HawkTalk with some Mouse Money, please click on www.hawktalk.org and then click on the 'donate' button, which will take you over to PayPal for a safe, quick and easy donation. We appreciate the daylights out of you! Each of these birds consume about 4 mice EACH every 24 hours and with the average cost of a mouse running about 80 cents...well, you do the math.
You can still see the egg tooth at the very bottom of the beak. This is a calcium deposit that forms on the end of their beaks so they can break open the shell. Cool, huh?