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Red-tailed Hawk

Buteo jamaicensis

Description:

Is this a Red Shouldered Hawk or Red Tailed?

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AshleyT
AshleyT 7 years ago
Red-tailed Hawk
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed Hawk


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4 Comments

Crystal Simmons
Crystal Simmons 7 years ago

Thank you Dixie! They are pretty awesome! As long as they stay away from my chickens;)

Dixie
Dixie 7 years ago

Great shot Crystal! I just love the Red-tailed Hawk. I love their earthy colors. I'm always looking for them. I'm so jealous; I never seem to have my camera with me when I see them in flight. However, I do have a pic of one sitting on our fence. I started placing feeders for the birds. Well news got to the hawk within a couple of weeks.

Crystal Simmons
Crystal Simmons 7 years ago

Ok thank you:)

ChristyHolland
ChristyHolland 7 years ago

Definitely a Red-Tail! The belly band is a pretty good identifying mark, if the red tail is not noticeable. I'd love you to add this spotting to the mission Raptors of North America: http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/8627...

Crystal Simmons
Spotted by
Crystal Simmons

Texas, USA

Spotted on Jan 12, 2013
Submitted on Jan 14, 2013

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