Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Red-Shouldered Hawk

This vociferous and flashy hawk is common in our area (they love to perch on our neighbor's Cottonwood trees). In flight, they flap their wings and glide more like an Accipiter than a Buteo. Their call is a distinctive, repeating keeyar.

12/13/12 Red-Shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus) on one of our neighbor's Cottonwood trees. 


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