Red-tailed Hawk Identification, All About Birds, Cornell Lab of Ornithology
This is probably the most common hawk in North America. If you’ve got sharp eyes you’ll see several individuals on almost any long car ride, anywhere. Red-tailed Hawks soar above open fields, slowly turning circles on their broad, rounded wings. Other times you’ll see them atop telephone poles, eyes fixed on the ground to catch the movements of a vole or a rabbit, or simply waiting out cold weather before climbing a thermal updraft into the sky.
Red Tailed Hawk Takeoff Fine Art
A red tailed hawk launches from the top of a cypress tree in this early morning capture. Photographed in Valrico, Florida in January of 2019. Photography Art Prints starting at $4.94 on Lustre Photo Paper, Kodak Endura Metallic, Fuji Pearl, Luster Fine Art Paper, Mid-Gloss MetalPrint, Sheer Matte MetalPrint, Canvas Gallery Wraps, Canvas Prints, Xpozer, 1/8" Non-Glare Acrylic .
Follow me on FACEBOOK This shot is the result of a dozen little decisions to do one thing instead of another. I was planning to go somewhere else yesterday to shoot. I woke up later than I wanted and would have missed sunrise so I decided to go to the National Zoo instead. I spotted the Red-Shouldered Hawk pair hunting behind the Bird House, got some shots and moved on before I got anything great. Then I headed down the hill and after a bit went looking for a Red-Tailed Hawk in the area I…