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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

rwp84

Date

March 27, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

red tailed hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

ahazlett

Date

March 31, 2015 09:36 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

ruiz0812

Date

April 17, 2006

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

naturenut

Date

March 30, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 30, 2015 10:30 AM PDT

Description

With a fence lizard in its right claw.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

March 30, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

crusty

Date

March 23, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Date

March 5, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

kieran

Date

March 30, 2015 12:15 PM EDT

Description

Breeding pair in Branch Brook Park.

Photos / Sounds

What

Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

rebelgirl73

Date

March 29, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

zachbehrens

Date

March 29, 2015 02:39 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

larry522

Date

March 29, 2015
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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.