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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Successful treatment of tracheal xanthogranulomatosis in a red-tailed hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) by tracheal resection and anastomosis.
The distribution of Red-tailed Hawks ranges from northern Canada and central Alaska to the south of Panama (Preston & Beane 1993).
RTH= Red-tailed Hawk, RLH= Rough-legged Hawk AMK =American Kestrel, NHA = Northern Harrier and OSP = Osprey.
Five-year-old Lenora Figueroa boasted that she could "write in a journal a whole sentence." She then told reporters about what she was learning; "They were also teaching us about a red-tailed hawk. It lives in the desert.
One of the most knowledgeable observers of Arizona's Sonoran Desert, the author covers a range of natural history topics, including the mating behaviors of insects, the habits of the red-tailed hawk and other predators, the effects of urban sprawl, and how it is that the Sonoran Desert has five seasons instead of the usual four.
Tim Smith's American red-tailed hawk is one of nature's killers, swooping out of the sky to feed on small mammals and birds.
The Red-tailed Hawk eats everything from rabbits and mice to small birds, snakes, and lizards.
I have open fields around my home, and I can go out on the deck and make a red-tailed hawk whistle and the hens all charge over to the garden and hide in the asparagus patch.
After proceeding toward the sound, an adult red-tailed hawk was flushed from the ground and landed on a ledge <5 m away.
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).
for the longest time, I saw how the owl and the red-tailed hawk sat
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.
Polk County hosts abundant bird and wildlife treasures from the heron, egret, ibis and wood stork to the bald eagle, osprey and red-tailed hawk, from deer and Florida panther to toothy alligator.
There was no sign of the escaped red-tailed hawk, a Yankee which has loafed around the area for nearly a decade.
(Thanks, but we'll pass on the greenery that's eaten by the black-tailed jackrabbit, who, in turn, serves as a main course for the red-tailed hawk. If I want to see that kind of carnage, I'll watch the Nature Channel.)