Red-tailed Hawk

Buteo jamaicensis Order: Accipitriformes Family: Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles, and Kites)
Buteo jamaicensis Order: Accipitriformes Family: Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles, and Kites)

Our most widespread hawk is a generalist in habitat and prey. Red-tailed Hawks build a new nest each year; Great Horned Owls often use old nests for raising their own young.

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