Red-tailed Hawk (juvenile) – 8/14/13

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 8/14/13

Observation Time: 7:00 a.m.

Observation Location: 4 Gavins Pond Road

Common Name: Red-tailed Hawk (juvenile)

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.

I took these photos out the kitchen window.

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