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Red-Tailed Hawk

Buteo jamaicensis

Description:

These beautiful birds are North America's most common hawks. They are found all over the continent, in Central America, and in the West Indies. The first of these hawks to be scientifically studied was found in Jamaica. Red-tailed hawks are known for their brick-colored tails, but there are 14 subspecies of various colorations, and not all of them have this characteristic.

Habitat:

Agricultural Land

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3 Comments

EmilyMarino
EmilyMarino 6 years ago

Thank you both!

armadeus.4
armadeus.4 6 years ago

Another superb shot! Thank you for sharing :)

JoshuaGSmith
JoshuaGSmith 6 years ago

Awesome shot!!!

EmilyMarino
Spotted by
EmilyMarino

Brighton, Colorado, USA

Spotted on Jan 6, 2015
Submitted on Jan 7, 2015

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