Red-tailed Hawk

About the Red-tailed Hawk
Also known as: Buzzard Hawk, Red Hawk

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.

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