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Red Tailed Hawk

Buteo Jamaicensis

Description:

Landed on a fence bordering an old park only a few meters in front of me.. holding a live squirrel in the talon



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4 Comments

JSNAKER
JSNAKER 3 months ago

That's crazy!!!

Poot_Tweet
Poot_Tweet 2 years ago

He landed on the fence ahead of me and sat there for several minutes just holding this squirrel who was breathing heavily but not squirming. After a time he took off to a nearby tree.

Poot_Tweet
Poot_Tweet 2 years ago

Yes that was a pretty intense ten minutes before he flew away

7yl4r
7yl4r 2 years ago

it doesn't get any more epic than that.

Tampa, Florida, USA

Lat: 27.95, Long: -82.46

Spotted on Mar 25, 2011
Submitted on Feb 16, 2012

Spotted for mission

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