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Red-tailed Hawk, juvenile

Buteo jamaicensis


This juvenile red-tailed hawk was observed hunting field mice from a tree perch on two consecutive days at Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge in southwest Washington State.

1 species ID suggestions


Dan and Lin Dzurisin
Dan and Lin Dzurisin 11 months ago

Thanks for the species ID! Hawks are problematic for me.

robert emond
robert emond 11 months ago

Fantastic set of photos! Thanks for sharing.

ForestDragon 11 months ago

Nice find!

Washington, USA

Lat: 45.81, Long: -122.75

Spotted on Feb 11, 2018
Submitted on Feb 12, 2018

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