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Red-shouldered Hawk

Buteo lineatus

Description:

Thes hawks have barred reddish-peachy underparts and a strongly banded tail. In flight, translucent crescents near the wingtips help to identify the species at a distance. These forest hawks hunt prey ranging from mice to frogs and snakes. Cornell Lab

Habitat:

On the campus of State College

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9 Comments

dcslaugh
dcslaugh 4 years ago

Thank you for listing the name of the locations, Claire. It makes it more encouraging to go there.

ceherzog
ceherzog 6 years ago

Thanks Christy, they're our most common hawk in this area.

ChristyHolland
ChristyHolland 6 years ago

Love this, Claire!! That's a beautiful hawk! I wish we had those here in CO... ;-)

ceherzog
ceherzog 6 years ago

Thanks Shanna!

ShannaB
ShannaB 6 years ago

Beautiful.

ceherzog
ceherzog 6 years ago

Thank you reptile man!

the reptile man
the reptile man 6 years ago

he is so cool looking.

ceherzog
ceherzog 6 years ago

Thank you Nayeli

Nayeli
Nayeli 6 years ago

Amazing! great series

ceherzog
Spotted by
ceherzog

Venice, Florida, USA

Spotted on Dec 15, 2013
Submitted on Dec 23, 2013

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