Length: 15-25 in Wingspan: 45-55 in Weight: 2-4 lbs
Dark brown back. Light front with dark belly band. Red tail in adults.
Range map by Neotropical Birds
The Red-Tailed Hawk is arguably the most ubiquitous hawk in North America. These birds can be seen soaring over an incredible variety of habitats, and their raspy scream has become the iconic Hollywood sound for almost every raptor appearance on the silver screen.
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