- Paparazzi of birdland. Messinger, Eric // New York;06/15/98, Vol. 31 Issue 23, p18
Describes how birdwatchers in New York gathered at the 74th boat pond, hoping to witness a first flight of a red-tail hawk. The watchers' observation of Pale Male, the bird who fathered the baby red-tail hawk; Pale Male as the subject of Marie Winn's book `Red-Tails in Love: A Wildlife Drama in...
- The use of soaring by the red-tailed hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) Ballam, Joan M. // Auk (American Ornithologists Union);Jul1984, Vol. 101 Issue 3, p519
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- from the editor. Hagner, Chuck // Bird Watching;Oct2011, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p6
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including photographs of Red-tailed Hawks, story of the Gulf Coast a year after the oil spill, and reader photos of skimmers, hawks, screech-owls, anis, and Ospreys.
- Hawking Advice. Jaramillo, Alvaro // Bird Watcher's Digest;Sep/Oct2011, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p32
The article provides tips to enjoy the hawks. It indicates the shape and flight style as the most important clues to identify hawks and points to the red-tailed hawk as the perfect bird to use as a reference. It notes that when watching a hawk overhead, one method would be start with the shape...
- Michigan's Hawk Mountain. Hagner, Chuck // Bird Watching;Feb2012, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p24
The article offers information on the Hawk Mountain in Michigan which is the best place in the country to watch northbound hawks in spring. As stated, the Pennsylvania's rocky North Lookout, situated 1,521 feet high on Hawk Mountain, allows one to observe birds such as Red-tailed hawk flying at...
- NOTES ON BEHAVIOR, STATUS AND DISTRIBUTION. Hanisek, Greg // Connecticut Warbler;Jul2014, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p113
The article discusses the distribution, status and behavior of the Red-tailed Hawk subspecies Buteo jamaicensis borealis in Connecticut. Topics covered include the Northern Red-tailed Hawk, the true dark morph Red-tailed Hawks, and the variability of abieticola. Also mentioned are the breeding...
- From Your Backyard. Bukowski, Conrad; Mills, Dave; Krickl, Joe; Frankenfield, Barbara J. // Birder's World;Aug2004, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p15
Features bird stories and photographs from the readers of "Birder's World," published in the August 2004 issue of the magazine. Rescue of a hummingbird from a bumblebee; Close encounters with a Red-tailed Hawk; Attraction of a Hooded Warbler to a fake twig.
- Wing Shape. Greij, Eldon // Birder's World;Apr2006, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p54
The article deals with the shapes of bird's wings. It notes that Red-tailed Hawks require slow, maneuverable flight to stay within the rising air and when hunting, utilize surprise more than speed. Hawks' lifestyle requires fairly long, broad wings which typically induce high tip vortices. On...
- Berries. O'Dell, Charlie // American Fruit Grower;May2009, Vol. 129 Issue 5, p30
The article suggests that red-tailed hawks provide berry growers with a natural deterrent to fruit-eating birds. Growers could attract hawks by creating perch sites near berry fields, perhaps with stout poles and round cross-arms to simulate limbs suitable for perching, according to the author....