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Red Shouldered Hawk                                 Alabama,Buteo lineatus,Geotagged,Red-shouldered Hawk,United States,beautiful,bird,birds,birds of prey,color,colorful,fauna,hawk,nature,wildlife Click/tap to enlarge

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  1. Wow, please do share how you managed to capture it so up close? Posted 5 years ago
    1. This particular hawk was unafraid of me. I had been in that spot for over 2 hours so I simply moved closer a little at a tine. As you see I still had to shoot through underbrush. Posted 5 years ago

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The Red-shouldered Hawk is a medium-sized hawk. Its breeding range spans eastern North America and along the coast of California and northern to northeastern-central Mexico. Red-shouldered Hawks are permanent residents throughout most of their range, though northern birds do migrate, mostly to central Mexico. The main conservation threat to the widespread species is deforestation.

Similar species: Falcons
Species identified by DannyLong
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Uploaded Apr 16, 2014. Captured Jun 7, 2011 07:02 in 101-199 South 6th Street, Gadsden, AL 35901, USA.
  • Canon PowerShot SX30 IS
  • f/5.8
  • 1/125s
  • ISO80
  • 150.5mm