Content tagged with "hawk"

Osprey on Nest

Photograph of an osprey on a nest
Until recently, Missourians have only seen osprey as they passed through our state during spring and fall migration. But keep an eye out for them, especially around reservoirs, as reintroduction efforts are paying off! More

Peregrine Falcon Best Management Practices

Manage your Missouri land to help this endangered species. More

Red-Shouldered Hawk

Video of a red-shouldered hawk. More

Red-Tailed Hawk

photo of a red tailed hawk
photo of a red tailed hawk More

Red-Tailed Hawk

photo of a red tailed hawk
Photo of a red-tailed hawk. More

Red-Tailed Hawk

Photo of a red-tailed hawk perched
The red-tailed hawk is a common permanent resident in Missouri. It forages on rabbits, squirrels, snakes, and other small animals either by soaring and diving on prey or by watching from a perch and swooping down on the prey. More

Red-Tailed Hawk

Photo of a red-tailed hawk perched on a branch
Adult red-tailed hawks are large, brown above, and white below, with a brown-streaked band on the belly and a rust-red tail with a narrow black band near the end. More

Red-Tailed Hawk

Photo of a red-tailed hawk perched
Buteo jamaicensis
Adult red-tailed hawks are large, brown above, and white below, with a brown-streaked band on the belly and a rust-red tail with a narrow black band near the end. They are commonly seen along highways, watching for prey. More

Red-Tailed Hawk

Video of a red-tailed hawk. More