Red-tailed Hawk – 5/2/18

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 5/2/18

Obseration Time: 8:00 a.m.

Observation Location: Moose Hill Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary

Common Name: Red-tailed hawk

Scientific Name: Buteo jamaicensis

Comments: This red-tail had caught something – either a mouse or a frog. The hawk lost its grip on its prey, which dropped to the ground. The hawk immediately swooped down to the ground to retrieve its prize.

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