red-tailed hawk

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Synonyms for red-tailed hawk

dark brown American hawk species having a reddish-brown tail

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Both ventricular and small intestinal fillings were rapid in all owls, which is similar to findings in red-tailed hawks.
red-tailed hawks and rough-legged hawks had the greatest relative abundance (17.
1600 h, the junior author and two colleagues were present when an adult red-tailed hawk captured and killed an adult female American kestrel (Falco sparverius) at Lemon Tank, San Clemente Island.
for the longest time, I saw how the owl and the red-tailed hawk sat
For the study, 929 raptors of six species admitted to the center were used including Cooper's Hawk (Accipiter cooperii), Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis), American Kestrel (Falco sparverius), Eastern Screech-Owl (Otus asio), Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus), and Barred Owl (Strix varia).
From an orphaned baby Rhesus monkey who finds a new mother in an old monkey rescued from a lab, to an illegally shot red-tailed hawk that gradually regained the ability to soar, to the quixotic friendship between an elderly rabbit and a young porcupine, Through Animals' Eyes, Again brings the reader on a journey of discovery, insight, and wonder.
In North America, the word hawk is also applied to members of the genus Buteo, such as the red-tailed hawk and Swainson's hawk.
Birds in the Adopt-a-Bird programme include the likes of Scarlet, a red-tailed hawk, and Jessie, an American kestrel (the smallest North American falcon) who fell out of his nest as a baby.
This red-tailed hawk just caught and killed a fox squirrel and will soon make a meal of its prey.
When a red-tailed hawk recently took up residence in my neighborhood, the crows were up in arms.
Along the lower marshlands, tiny black fiddler crabs seek shelter in the black mud while a great red-tailed hawk seeks prey in the grass.
We've had no real problem with dogs but have had, for the first time, a continuing visitation by a red-tailed hawk.
The red-tailed hawk is an iconic symbol of the Kansas eco-system; giving visibility to the hawk family nesting honors its place in the local habitat while helping keep viewers in tune with nature.