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Red-tailed Hawk

Buteo jamaicensis


Spotted at 10:30am perched on top of an extended cherry picker. The surrounding area has an abundance of deadfall and tree cutting as well as several mulch piles ideal for rats and mice. This area lies adjacent to a city park with plenty if trees and wildlife including squirrels, nutria, ducks, turtles, etc.


Miguel Mejias
Miguel Mejias 6 years ago

Christy, it has been added. Thanks for letting me know about that mission!

ChristyHolland 6 years ago

Great capture! I'd love you to add this to the mission Raptors of North America:

Jack Settle
Jack Settle 6 years ago

Most likely a red-tailed hawk (Buteo jamaicensis).

Miguel Mejias
Spotted by
Miguel Mejias

Houston, Texas, USA

Spotted on Oct 15, 2013
Submitted on Oct 16, 2013

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