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Red-shouldered Hawk (nestling)

Buteo lineatus

Description:

This is a face only a mother could love! The nestling in our backyard is fledging, and my oh my, is it in an awkward phase! In the second and third pictures, you can see there is a second hawk in the nest - sadly, I have no idea if it's a sibling or a parent.

Habitat:

Spotted in a tall pine tree in my backyard.

Notes:

Previous related spottings: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/177... http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/216... http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/234... http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/232... http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/246... http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/246...

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Maksym Birdspotter
Maksym Birdspotter 5 years ago

"Face only a mother could love" I BEG TO DIFFER! SOOO CUUUUTE
*whisper* He's cute when he angry :3

Georgia, USA

Lat: 34.06, Long: -84.60

Spotted on May 27, 2013
Submitted on May 28, 2013

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