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Red-shouldered Hawk

Buteo lineatus

Description:

This is a medium sized hawk with a beautiful red breast and shoulders as an adult. Juveniles have a streaked breast (see http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/790... for juvenile). In the western US these birds live in urban areas but they are generally forest dwellers.

Habitat:

This hawk is in an urban residential neighborhood where there are plenty of trees and canyons not far away.


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2 Comments

Tukup
Tukup 5 months ago

Hawks are so majestic. Thanks Ava. I think Daniele meant "So nice..." And it really is.

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 7 months ago

No nice that these are found in urban areas... Happy New Year Ava!

Ava T-B
Spotted by
Ava T-B

San Diego, California, USA

Lat: 32.72, Long: -117.11

Spotted on Sep 18, 2016
Submitted on Jan 1, 2019

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