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Red-shouldered Hawk

Buteo lineatus

Description:

15-19", long-tailed & long legged..in flight shows pale cresent at base of primaries

Habitat:

Moist, mixed woodlands often near water This bird was seen at the Celery Fields: Sarasota FL

Notes:

Eating a snake...last photo...down the hatch!

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60 Comments (1–25)

James McNair
James McNair 6 years ago

Wonderful images, unfortunate Black Racer Snake!

ceherzog
ceherzog 6 years ago

Thanks Blaise & Joshua

JoshuaGSmith
JoshuaGSmith 6 years ago

Very nice!

blaise
blaise 6 years ago

favorite purely for the last picture.. nice spotting!

ceherzog
ceherzog 8 years ago

Thanks Maria!

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

Congratulations on SOTW!

ceherzog
ceherzog 8 years ago

Hi J...thanks...what does Jakubko mean to you?

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

Congratulations on the Spotting of the Week! Fantastic photos!

noi.valencia
noi.valencia 8 years ago

great job bro..!

ceherzog
ceherzog 8 years ago

Thanks Kranti!

KrantiAzad
KrantiAzad 8 years ago

nice series

ceherzog
ceherzog 8 years ago

Thanks Antonio, Mac & Phil!

Super spotting Ceherzog,great achivement,congrats,bee proud,thanks for sharing

MacChristiansen
MacChristiansen 8 years ago

Congratulations on SOTW, great series

Phil_S
Phil_S 8 years ago

Congrats on SOTW!

ceherzog
ceherzog 8 years ago

Thanks again friends!

williefromwi
williefromwi 8 years ago

Beautifully captured stills and video, congrats on your accomplishment as well.

Wild Things
Wild Things 8 years ago

Great series and video! Congrats!

blaise
blaise 8 years ago

Probably my favorite bird, as there is plenty around my house. :)

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 8 years ago

Fantastic Claire! Congrats.

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 8 years ago

Great catch! Congrats. :)

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Wow great series the video is awesome
Congratulations ceherzog :):)

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 8 years ago

Sometimes the predator becomes the prey. That's why it's known as the circle of life (and death). Great spotting and a well-deserved honor. :-)

namitha
namitha 8 years ago

Beautiful capture. Congratulations on SOTW.

JillBlack
JillBlack 8 years ago

Great series. Congratulations on SOTW

ceherzog
Spotted by
ceherzog

Sarasota, Florida, USA

Spotted on Dec 7, 2012
Submitted on Dec 7, 2012

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