Red-tailed Hawk

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The red-tailed hawk was found in East Lake. It was keeping a lookout from its perch.

Taxonomy

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Aves

Order: Accipitriformes

Family: Accipitridae

Fun Fact!

According to Hawk Mountain, red-tailed hawks “are usually monogamous and sometimes mate for life.” (http://www.hawkmountain.org/raptorpedia/hawks-at-hawk-mountain/hawk-species-at-hawk-mountain/red-tailed-hawk/page.aspx?id=460)

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