Red Tailed Hawk

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Red-Tailed Hawk | National Geographic

Hear the story of America’s most common hawk. Find out about the aerial acrobatics that make their mating so spectacular.

Red-tailed Hawk

This is the most widespread and familiar large hawk in North America, bulky and broad-winged, designed for effortless soaring. An inhabitant of open country, it is commonly seen perched on roadside poles or sailing over fields and woods. Although adults usually can be recognized by the trademark reddish-brown tail, the rest of their plumage can be quite variable, especially west of the Mississippi: Western Red-tails can range from blackish to rufous-brown to nearly white.

Red-Tailed Hawk!!!

Follow me on FACEBOOK This shot is the result of a dozen little decisions to do one thing instead of another. I was planning to go somewhere else yesterday to shoot. I woke up later than I wanted and would have missed sunrise so I decided to go to the National Zoo instead. I spotted the Red-Shouldered Hawk pair hunting behind the Bird House, got some shots and moved on before I got anything great. Then I headed down the hill and after a bit went looking for a Red-Tailed Hawk in the area I…

Red Tailed Hawk and Moon by Wingsdomain Art and Photography

Red-Tailed Hawk perched atop a pole with the moon in the background.The red-tailed hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) is a bird of prey, one of three species colloquially known in the United States as the "chickenhawk," though it rarely preys on standard sized chickens. It breeds throughout most of North America, from western Alaska and northern Canada to as far south as Panama and the West Indies, and is one of the most common buteos in North America. Red-tailed hawks can acclimate to all the biomes…

Red Tail Hawk 2 by Ginger Harris

Red Tail Hawk 2 Photograph by Ginger Harris

Red-tailed hawk screaming

If you whistle hard at these guys, they get MAD, and scream right back! Classic "western movie" KSHEEEEEEEEEEER!

Red-tailed Hawk (130102-1122)

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In Flight with a Red Tailed Hawk by images-by-bap-studio on DeviantArt