Prey is generally food to be eaten. Prey is usually shared among chicks and mates first.
Carrion is dead meat, commonly taken by vultures and other hookbeaks when there isn't any prey around.
Thrushes and robins are among the most common prey of the Cooper's, Sharp-shined and Goshawks.
Quail is commonly served to falconry birds. Silvereye generally eats the liver of quail, as it is the most nutritious part of the bird.
Pigeons are a common food among city hookbeaks.
Rabbits are a common prey for many species of hookbeaks, including harriers, hawks, eagles and falcons.
Rats are a common prey for many species of hookbeaks, including eagles, hawks and others.