The Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) is a bird of prey that breeds throughout most of North America, from western Alaska and northern Canada to as far south as Panama and the West Indies, and is one of the most common hawks in North America.
The Red-tailed Hawk is a bird of prey known in the U. as the chicken-hawk, tho it rarely preys on standard sized chickens. It breeds in most of North America, from W Alaska & N Canada as far south as Panama & the West Indies.
Breeds from the southwestern United States south to Chile & central Argentina. Birds are reported at large in western Europe, especially Britain, records almost certainly all referto escapes from captivity.
Hummingbirds use hawks as their bodyguards. They often live under hawk nests to seek protection from jays, one of the biggest threats to their babies. Hawks like to stalk their prey from above, so jays avoid foraging below them, which creates a.