Photo 5419070, (c) Nick Block, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)

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What

Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

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nlblock

Date

November 2, 2016 11:55 AM EDT

Description

Horrible phone photos, but a very cool experience! My ornithology students texted me to tell me a hawk was eating a bird right above their heads. It turned out to be an adult Red-tailed eating a first-cycle Ring-billed Gull that it had caught in the parking lot! The best part was seeing it pull out an intestine like a string of spaghetti. :-)

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