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  • English
    • buzzard hawk
    • Red-tailed Hawk
    • Red Tailed Hawk
  • Scientific Names
    • Buteo jamaicensis
    • Buteo jamaicencis
    • Buteo jamaicensis jamaicensis
  • Spanish
    • Aguililla cola roja
  • French
    • buse à queue rousse
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • RTHA

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Recent observations

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Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

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dave-barry

Date

October 22, 2014

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Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

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patsimpson2000

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January 5, 2013 01:59 PM PST

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Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

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brennan3909

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October 14, 2014 12:40 PM CDT

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Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

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jmaughn

Date

October 22, 2014

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Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

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leslie_flint

Date

October 20, 2014

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Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

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jmaughn

Date

October 21, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

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sambiology

Date

October 21, 2014

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Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

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patrick062011

Date

October 21, 2014 01:59 PM EDT

Description

There was a Red-tailed Hawk resting on this light post. I think it was the same one that was seen last week.
Mostly cloudy
Temperature: 48 degrees F

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Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

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icosahedron

Date

October 20, 2014

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Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

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greenrosettas

Date

October 19, 2014

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Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

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sea-kangaroo

Date

October 2, 2014 11:38 AM PDT

Description

One of two that were making big circles and screaming at each other.

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Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

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blubayou

Date

October 19, 2014 10:45 AM CDT
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Description from Wikipedia

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 within their range....

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.