The Harris is a bird of South American origin and is probably the most used species in the world of falconry because their gregarious characteristics. Peruvian Harris (Parabuteo unicinctus unicinctus) is a scientifically recognized subspecies and presents several differences in comparison with the larger subspecies (Parabuteo unicinctus harrisi). These differences are related to size - the Peruvian is smaller; with flight – the Peruvian has more energetic and crispy wing beat; and with plumage - with the juveniles of this subspecies keeping their color pattern for more years.
We currently have one breeding pair, it's our hope that they will reproduce this coming year.
Male weight: 600 g, Female weight: 870 g