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Kerry Ross
22. by Kerry Ross on March 13, 2011 at 03:54 pm

I saw and photographed and adult light morph Harlan's Red-tailed Hawk yesterday. The really cool thing about the sighting was that the background of most of the photos is old growth redwood forest near the town of Orick, Humboldt County, CA. 03/12011

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Citation: Personal Experience. I observe this regularly, highly confident.

Cindy Reilly
158. by Cindy Reilly on March 02, 2016 at 11:30 am

Today saw a black morph red tailed hawk at windmill park in cornville, az

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Citation: Personal Experience. I observe this regularly, highly confident.

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Western Oregon nest described as being about 50 feet up in an Oregon White Oak, constructed of coarse twigs and lined with moss, shredded bark and fir twigs (Manassa Schrock 1954).

by Dave Irons on July 10, 2012 at 08:41 am
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One January morning in 2013 I observed a pair of Red-tailed Hawks on my school ball field foraging for earthworms. One of the hawks pulled a large nightcrawler out of the ground and ate it.

by Phil Kahler on March 07, 2013 at 09:58 pm
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