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Red-tailed Hawk

Buteo jamaicensis

Description:

Thought this might be a Swainson's Hawk, but thanks to Ashley for identifying the red-tailed hawk!

Habitat:

Preserve Meadow

Notes:

Good luck with the Campus Wild Project!

5 Comments

NateAndNature
NateAndNature 6 years ago

Nice one, good zoom!

Lisa Martin
Lisa Martin 6 years ago

Adam, great photo!!

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

Nice!

Adam McGrath
Adam McGrath 6 years ago

Awesome, thanks Ashley!

AshleyT
AshleyT 6 years ago

Swainson's hawks have a bib on the chest, and they are a western species. You can tell this is a red-tailed hawk by the spotted belly band, mottled white shoulder patches, and the red tail.

Adam McGrath
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Adam McGrath

Whitemarsh Township, Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Oct 19, 2015
Submitted on Oct 20, 2015

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