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Mo’ hawk

Looking something like an acrobat on a high wire, this Red-tailed hawk managed to balance its hefty frame on a comparatively skinny tree by using controlled swaying and precision wing adjustments.

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Red-tail in the morning …

… rodents take warning — because this Red-tailed hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) is looking for you. The juvenile bird tried his hunting luck from various trees along a marshy area in the Forsythe NWR.

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