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

CountyDenton
CityCarrollton
DateJuly 31, 2004
Time of DayAfternoon
TemperatureHot (greater than 89°F/32°C)
WeatherClear
HabitatResidential-Single Family
Type of BehaviorFeeding
GenderUncertain
MaturityJuvenile
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.

Leave a Reply to K33P3R Cancel reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.