[CT Birds] Newtown Red-shouldered Hawk
Steve Mayo and Rebecca Horowitz
rsdmayo at sbcglobal.net
Sat Mar 15 20:34:40 EDT 2014
Beautiful - and common! I am amazed at the increase in all CT habitats, over recent years, of this remarkable "swamp hawk". In the old days, a hawk teed up along a winter road, was always a 'Tail.
Now, you have to take a second look.
I just had a pair of "'Shoulders" in courtship flight today, over route 69 in Woodbridge.
From: Dana Campbell <dana.l.campbell at gmail.com>
To: ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org
Sent: Saturday, March 15, 2014 5:25 PM
Subject: [CT Birds] Newtown Red-shouldered Hawk
3/12 - I was a bit surprised to see a beautiful full adult Red-shouldered
Hawk gliding over the field behind Trinity Church in downtown Newtown last
Thursday afternoon. Perches for a few momenta in a tree then glided
further from sight. Man, they are beautiful birds!
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