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Red Tailed Hawk

Buteo jamaicensis calurus

Description:

A large hawk

Habitat:

short scrub meadow- abandoned neighborhood

Notes:

It was hunting, perching on the pole for a while then flying off, gliding over the meadow

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2 Comments

Steven Sheppard
Steven Sheppard 7 years ago

That was my guess. Sorry the photos are bad. My camera is small and I hadn't put anything up for a while so I jumped at the chance even when the subject was too far away.

Liam
Liam 7 years ago

Red-tailed Hawk, Buteo jamaicensis calurus, would be my guess, purely off GISS, but these are hard photos to draw an ID from.

Steven Sheppard
Spotted by
Steven Sheppard

El Segundo, California, USA

Spotted on Aug 24, 2013
Submitted on Aug 24, 2013

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