Permanent resident, fairly common in flood plains, deciduous upland forests, and agricultural areas. Nests from mid-March, to late June. Females are larger than the males.
The bird on the right is an adult, the one on the left is immature, and a chick is in the center.
This record for a Red-shouldered Hawk is one of the oldest in the collection. This likely does apply to one of these birds in the exhibit, but additional information is not available to confirm a link to a particular specimen.
Collected By: Not recorded
Locality: Washington, DC
Sex: Not stated
Catalog ID: 12004