Fighting Red-tailed Hawks

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Two days ago this juvenile Red-tailed Hawk was hunting from a sign post and everything seemed to be calm – to the point that I was enjoying the sunflowers in the setting and the irony of the sign it was perched on. That tranquility didn’t last long… [...]

Red-tailed Hawk Carrying Prey in Beak Instead Of Talons

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In my experience Red-tailed Hawks in flight most often carry prey in their talons but this molting adult surprised me a little. [...]