The Red-Tailed Hawk

  title={The Red-Tailed Hawk},
  author={W. Wood},
  journal={The American Naturalist},
  pages={393 - 397}
  • W. Wood
  • Biology
  • The American Naturalist
THIS bird is generally known as the Hen-hawk (Buteo borealis). It is so seldom taken in this vicinity that when captured the hunters will tell you that they have killed "one of the real old-fashioned hen-hawks." Having recently had the young of the Red-tailed Hawk brought to me as something, new and rare, and as there is such a dissimilarity between the adult and the young that no one except a naturalist would recognize them as the same bird, I will give a description of the bird in its… Expand
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