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Red-tailed Hawk

Buteo jamaicensis


This Red-tail displays many of the best ID points, including a dark head and the dark marks on the leading edge of the wing. The red tail is even visible in the first shot, as the sun is shining through the tail.


Open field near riparian corridor

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Fountain, Colorado, USA

Spotted on Feb 4, 2013
Submitted on Feb 5, 2013

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