Red-shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Red-shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus)

Very vocal predator. Diet: small mammals, lizards, snakes, and amphibians, occasionally birds

personal observation reveals they also dine on lubber grasshoppers and sphinx moth caterpillars

Learn: https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Red-shouldered_Hawk/lifehistory

Shown on Florida Native Plant: LONGLEAF PINE TREE (Pinus palustris)

My take: Bird-napping, Murder and the Usual Suspects
http://web.archive.org/web/20131020234056/http://www.beautifulwildlifegarden.com/bird-napping-murder-and-the-usual-suspects.html

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