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Photo © Jennifer Marcello, all rights reserved
I 5, DuPont, Pierce, Washington, 98327, United States of America (Google, OSM)
47.0779457092, -122.6917266846
Accuracy: 1732m
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Description

Hooked beak. Spotted breast. Golden eyes. Relatively large wing span competitive to body. Deep v shape on breast and horizontal stripes on tail feathers. Primarily white breast and brown back. Green on the bridge of beak. Juvenile. Found in a wide range of habitats to include grasslands, deserts, coniferous and deciduous forests, and urban areas. One if the most common buteos in North America. Displays sexual dimorphism in size with females averaging 25% heavier than males.

Apr. 17, 2012 18:10:24 -0700
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Red-tailed Hawk - Photo (c) sarbhloh, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
jmarcello1's ID: Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)
Posted by jmarcello1 about 2 years ago (Flag)
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Red-tailed Hawk - Photo (c) sarbhloh, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
maractwin's ID: Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)
Posted by maractwin 11 months ago (Flag)
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Red-tailed Hawk - Photo (c) sarbhloh, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
jmarcello1's ID: Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)
Red-tailed Hawk - Photo (c) sarbhloh, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
Community ID: Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)
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