Red-shouldered Hawk

Red-shouldered Hawk

Red-shouldered Hawk

Scientific Name

Buteo lineatus


Populations are most commonly seen in Florida and California


Woodlands, Streamsides, and Swamps

What do they eat?

Small Mammals, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds


Current Populations thought to currently be stable

Conservation Threats

Habitat loss

Fun Fact
  • Red-Shouldered hawks use not only their eyes to locate prey but they also use their ears, sometimes flying very low in open areas to take their prey by surprise.
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