Red-tailed Hawk – 5/11/20

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 5/11/20

Observation Time: 11:00 a.m.

Observation Location: near high-tension lines across the street from the Gavins Pond soccer fields

Common Name: Red-tailed Hawk

Scientific Name: Buteo jamaicensis

Comments: Red-tails are big, but they only weigh a maximum of about 3 lbs. They can live up to 30 years. They feed predominantly on small mammals.

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