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Red-tailed hawk

Buteo jamaicensis

Description:

This hawk was stalking a hispid cotton rat and I was able to photograph it just as it dropped down for the capture.

Habitat:

Mason Farm Biological Reserve

Notes:

A blog on the hunting sequence can be found at: http://mybeautifulworldblog.com/2015/03/...

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2 Comments

Maria dB
Maria dB 5 years ago

Thank you, James! It was quite an experience watching the hunting sequence unfold from so nearby.

James McNair
James McNair 5 years ago

Wonderful

Maria dB
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Maria dB

North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Mar 7, 2015
Submitted on Mar 15, 2015

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