Mockingbirds and Blue Jays delight in harassing Red-tailed Hawks. Here a pair of Blue Jays is joined by a Northern Mockingbird in an attempt to drive off this Red-tailed Hawk.

CountyDenton
CityCarrollton
DateAugust 2, 2004
Time of DayAfternoon
TemperatureHot (greater than 89°F/32°C)
WeatherClear
HabitatResidential-Single Family
Type of BehaviorPatrolling
GenderUncertain
MaturityAdult
ObserverChris Jackson

One Reply to “Red-tailed Hawk – Harassment”

  1. Yeah I have some really nice Pics of several mockingbirds just getting after a poor Red Tailed Hawk but the hawks seem pretty un interested in the mockingbirds

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