[CT Birds] Red-shouldered Hawks - East Haddam

teustis at killingworthlibrary.org teustis at killingworthlibrary.org
Sat Jan 17 16:17:59 EST 2015


Hi, Jay!
Red-shouldereds, like other birds of prey, are starting to scope out
nesting territories during this time of year. They'll pair off and start
mating as early as February. So it's possible you saw all different
birds - they're just more active now, so you're more likely to see them.
(I heard our resident red-shouldered calling today, too.)
:-)  Tammy Eustis, Chester

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: [CT Birds] Red-shouldered Hawks - East Haddam
From: Jay via CTBirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
Date: Sat, January 17, 2015 3:50 pm
To: ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org

Red-shouldered Hawk in East Haddam, perched on the corner of Rte. 149
and
Scoville Landing at 10:45 AM. I saw a similarly sized and colored
Red-shouldered fly across Rte. 145 in Deep River about an hour later.
Did
not get a close enough look to tell if this was the same individual.
Seems
too coincidental to be the same bird, but how common are Red-shoulderds
this
time of year?

Jay Boll
Norwalk


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