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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

Observer

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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Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

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metsa

Date

October 18, 2014 04:42 PM PDT

Description

red tailed hawk?

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Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

mayfly1963

Date

October 18, 2014

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Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

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maractwin

Date

October 17, 2014 11:28 AM EDT

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Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Date

October 17, 2014 09:15 AM PDT

Description

Many of them in afternoon

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Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

patrick062011

Date

October 14, 2014 08:30 AM EDT

Description

I saw a juvenile Red-tailed Hawk. It was resting in a tree next to the Outdoor Adventure Center. It then flew down at went after a gray squirrel (black color). The hawk did not get it.

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Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

charlesr

Date

October 15, 2014

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No photos or sounds

What

Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) Buteo jamaicensis

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kentr4000

Date

October 15, 2014 02:02 PM EDT

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Red Tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

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kaitlin

Date

October 12, 2014

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Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

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marvelliott

Date

August 10, 2014

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No photos or sounds

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Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

kentr4000

Date

October 14, 2014 02:04 PM EDT
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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.