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Albino Red-Tailed Hawk

Buteo jamaicensis

Description:

A normal red-tailed hawk is a dark rust color with a stricking red tail and cream colored chest. This hawk, however, is albino. Only the tail is red while the rest is a striking white.

Habitat:

Woodland, forests, fields.

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3 Comments

EmilyMarino
EmilyMarino 9 years ago

We have a "White" Red-Tailed Hawk that lives near us too! I've never seen it but have a friend that frequently photographs her! (Gosh, I wonder if it could be the same one. They do migrate...)

http://www.birdsofcolorado.com/Seasonal_...

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 9 years ago

That is way cool

ceherzog
ceherzog 9 years ago

I'd like to see one of those...neat!

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Saint Louis, Missouri, USA

Spotted on Oct 7, 2011
Submitted on Oct 7, 2011

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