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Red-Tailed Hawk

Buteo jamaicensis

Description:

Young Hawk Light morph adult Red-Tailed Hawk Variable belly band of dark splotches White throat White chest

Habitat:

Sandy River, a tributary of the Appomattox River, which is a tributary of the James River

Notes:

Put in 37.241945, -78.319173

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Red Tailed Hawk
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed Hawk


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3 Comments

rstillings
rstillings 9 years ago

Thanks LauraMae, williefromwi and ChristyHolland DONE :-)

ChristyHolland
ChristyHolland 9 years ago

What a cutie! Great spotting! I'd love you to add this and all your other Raptor shots to the mission Raptors of North America: http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/8627...

williefromwi
williefromwi 9 years ago

I will agree with LauraMae, that your spotting is of a young Red-Tailed Hawk.

rstillings
Spotted by
rstillings

Virginia, USA

Spotted on Aug 2, 2011
Submitted on Aug 27, 2012

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