I stirred this very vocal Red-tailed Hawk from his perch on a utility tower as I approached his position. I had heard the hawk calling for sometime before I saw him. As I drew nearer the redtail took to the air and circled overhead attempting to gain altitude. He vocalized frequently as he flew.

Red-tailed Hawk - Vocal

Red-tailed Hawk - Vocal

Red-tailed Hawk - Vocal

Red-tailed Hawk - Vocal

Red-tailed Hawk - Vocal

Red-tailed Hawk - Vocal

Red-tailed Hawk - Vocal

Red-tailed Hawk - Vocal

Observation Details

County Denton Denton County - Old Alton Bridge
City Unincorporated
Date Sep 7, 2013
Time of Day Morning
Temperature Hot (greater than 89°F/32°C)
Weather Partly Cloudy
Habitat Recreation-Park
Type of Behavior Vocalizing
Gender Uncertain
Maturity Adult
Observer Chris Jackson
Main Article Red-tailed Hawk Observation Location