- Agelaius phoeniceus
The Red-tailed Hawk is a large bird of prey which breeds from western Alaska and northern Canada to Panama and the West Indies. Males are typically smaller than females. Red-tailed Hawks have extremely good eyesight and can often be seen trees watching for the slightest movement in the grass below.
A famous Red-tailed Hawk is Pale Male, who live in New York's Central Park.
|Hatched||Added to Birdorable on: 05 August 2007|
|Scientific Name||Buteo jamaicensis|
|Birdorable Family||Birds of Prey|
(as of 27 January 2017)
20 to 26 inches
|Range||North America Central America Caribbean South America|