Single bird, observed as it was perched at the top of a tree along Highway 237, between the Moorpark/Whisman exits and the Maude/Middlefield exit.
red tailed hawk at power plant on belle isle
Buteo jamaicensis por una brecha de Acatic
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....