Red-tailed Hawk

Red-tailed Hawk – Buteo jamaicensis in tree

It is Tuesday, the weather is cool, but the sky is basically clear with some clouds and a minimal wind blowing. Doug, my son Aaron, and I decided to go birding at Daniel Webster Massachusetts Audubon Sanctuary. Arriving in the parking lot, we found two bluebirds of spring. Going through the entrance holds we saw some passerines feeding on the feeders. Suddenly a red-tailed hawk flew up to one of the trees in the passerines scattered. The hawk was not intimidated by us, and we were able to get decent images. It then flew from the tree and perched on the fence for a while after that the flu across the road and started with a long branch trying to get it up into the ear. Probably to carry it as nesting material. However, the branch was too heavy, and the hawk had to give up.

Red-tailed Hawk – Buteo jamaicensis flying from tree
Red-tailed Hawk – Buteo jamaicensis trying to fly with a big branch
Red-tailed Hawk – Buteo jamaicensis trying to fly with a big branch
Red-tailed Hawk – Buteo jamaicensis trying to fly with a big branch
Red-tailed Hawk – Buteo jamaicensis trying to fly with a big branch
Red-tailed Hawk – Buteo jamaicensis trying to fly with a big branch
Red-tailed Hawk – Buteo jamaicensis trying to fly with a big branch
Red-tailed Hawk – Buteo jamaicensis trying to fly with a big branch
Red-tailed Hawk – Buteo jamaicensis trying to fly with a big branch
Red-tailed Hawk – Buteo jamaicensis trying to fly with a big branch
Red-tailed Hawk – Buteo jamaicensis trying to fly with a big branch

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