This hawk was observed perch on a rooftop over looking a neighborhood creek. Red-tailed Hawks can be skittish, and this one took to the air as soon as he realized he was being watched.

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Red-tailed Hawk - Taking Flight

Observation Details

CountyDenton
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CityCarrollton
DateOct 31, 2011
Time of DayAfternoon
TemperatureWarm (70-89°F/21-32°C)
WeatherClear
HabitatResidential-Single Family
Type of BehaviorFlying
GenderUncertain
MaturityAdult
ObserverChris Jackson