This Red-tailed Hawk captured a Mourning Dove in our backyard, and carried his prey to the top of our fence to dine.

DateJuly 31, 2004
Time of DayAfternoon
TemperatureHot (greater than 89°F/32°C)
HabitatResidential-Single Family
Type of BehaviorFeeding
ObserverChris Jackson

One Reply to “Red-tailed Hawk – Dove for Dinner”

  1. I once saw one of these guys struggling to carrying a rabbit it had caught. It could only fly a few yards when weighted down by the rabbit.

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