Sheila’s Bird Shots: ~ Red-tailed Hawk ~
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A morning visitor…..
This morning I heard a loud unique call. I knew right away what was making this mournful cry. The sound of a predator. My bird book describes it as “a harsh, descending keeeeer.”
This adult Red-tailed Hawk circled over my hill for several minutes (long enough for me to run get my camera) The entire time while circling, it continued to “cry” out.
Usually they are silent when hunting, so I wonder what was making this Hawk call out?
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Why do hawks frequent an area and cry a lot – The Q&A wiki
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When hawks circle they are hunting or all ready found food. The cry is a warning to other smaller birds to stay away. It is a territorial response..The owner of the …
Well Jeez, that was just too darn smart. LOL
I just hope that was what was going on. I did observe the other birds in my yard taking, fast and well hidden cover!
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I seen hawks do this and buzzards coming in leave the area
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I just learned something…thanks for sharing! We had a red tailed hawk that lived near our sticks and bricks in GA. Absolutely amazing to watch!
Hi Gay, you are welcome! I love birding so it is wonderful went someone enjoys the bird photos I post and/or recognizes the birds they have seen when viewing them. Thanks! Hope you are staying cool!