Red-Shouldered Hawk – 3/9/14

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 3/9/14

Observation Time: 2:40 p.m.

Observation Location: 4 Gavins Pond Road

Common Name: Red-shouldered hawk

Scientific Name: Buteo lineatus

Comments: As I sat at my desk talking on the phone, this hawk swooped in and landed on a branch outside my window. I grabbed my camera with my free hand and snapped this shot. I got help with the identification from my friend John Baur.

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