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Red-tailed Hawk

Buteo jamaicensis

Description:

Taken along South Fork Shenandoah River: tributary of the Potomac River / Chesapeake Bay watershed

Habitat:

The Red-tailed Hawk is a bird of open country. Look for it along fields and perched on telephones poles, fenceposts, or trees standing alone or along edges of fields. Although this one was spotted over looking a slow moving River

Notes:

South Fork Shenandoah River: tributary of the Potomac River / Chesapeake Bay watershed 38.409308, -78.634901 38.4298, -78.6249 38.4532, -78.6300 38.480411, -78.623637

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Ava T-B
Ava T-B 9 years ago

Red tailed hawk. The band across its chest is the indicator.

rstillings
Spotted by
rstillings

Virginia, USA

Spotted on Sep 30, 2012
Submitted on Oct 2, 2012

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