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Red-tailed Hawk

Buteo jamaicensis

1 Species ID Suggestions

LuckyLogan
LuckyLogan 8 years ago
Red-tailed Hawk
Buteo jamaicensis


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6 Comments

ChristyHolland
ChristyHolland 8 years ago

I have added the scientific name. This is a very important piece of information as it removes the spotting from the unidentified portion of our database. Thanks for adding it to the Raptor mission!

LaraBraleyJohnson
LaraBraleyJohnson 8 years ago

Thank you! We were very worried as it didn't seem to be able to take off! Even called our local wildlife prairie park to make arrangement to capture and transport... But as mentioned earlier... It was gone later... With no sign of having been harassed or attacked!

ChristyHolland
ChristyHolland 8 years ago

Nice series! Definitely an adult...full red tail comes in 2nd summer, and the eyes take 3-5 years to darken as much as this one. Beautiful bird!

LaraBraleyJohnson
LaraBraleyJohnson 8 years ago

We saw him along the side of our driveway... We think it might have been having flying lessons. It was gone about an hour later!

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 8 years ago

lucky,it takes these hawks quite a while to form a red tail.

LuckyLogan
LuckyLogan 8 years ago

This is a fledgling.

LaraBraleyJohnson
Spotted by
LaraBraleyJohnson

Illinois, USA

Spotted on Jun 11, 2013
Submitted on Aug 2, 2013

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