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Red-tailed Hawk

Buteo jamaicensis

Description:

The red-tailed hawk is one of the largest members of the genus Buteo in North America, typically weighing from 690 to 1,600 g (1.52 to 3.53 lb) and measuring 45–65 cm (18–26 in) in length, with a wingspan from 110–145 cm (43–57 in). The red-tailed hawk displays sexual dimorphism in size, with females averaging about 25% heavier than males.

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4 Comments

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 7 years ago

Wow!!Great shot!!

CeilidhDutton
CeilidhDutton 7 years ago

Thank you :)

maddison1nixon
maddison1nixon 7 years ago

Great picture!

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 7 years ago

Spectacular.

CeilidhDutton
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Ontario, Canada

Spotted on Oct 22, 2014
Submitted on Oct 22, 2014

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