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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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What

Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

lg_price

Date

April 1, 2007

Description

immature

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What

Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

eligar7

Date

January 25, 2010

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What

Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

greenrosettas

Date

September 14, 2014

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What

Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

melodysiron

Date

July 28, 2014

Place

Bush il (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

dave-barry

Date

September 13, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

amandacheeseman

Date

September 12, 2014 05:46 PM EDT

Description

Heard over wetland area

Photos / Sounds

What

Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

greglasley

Date

September 12, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

lupitacr-apffc

Date

November 10, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Ave posada sobre postes de luz y volando en el Valle

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

maractwin

Date

September 11, 2014 02:28 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

mchlfx

Date

September 10, 2014

Place

LLELA (Google, OSM)

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What

Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

gpstewart

Date

September 8, 2014 09:42 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

cullen

Date

September 2, 2014 10:23 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.