Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis Full Body 1880px

The Red-Tailed Hawk is the largest avian predator in the city and one of the largest Hawk species in the world. It has powerful talons to grip its prey. A powerful beak to tear into its prey. Like all Birds of Prey, it has great eye site that allows it to target its prey miles away. It mainly eats smaller prey like squirrels, chipmunks, rattlesnakes, other birds and mice.



Red Tailed Hawk Call

Red Tailed Hawk Call

Red-Tailed Hawk vs

Red-Tailed Hawk vs. Rattler

A Red-Tailed Hawk attacking a Rattlesnake