Red-tailed Hawks are awesome birds. They are in a group of birds called The Birds of Prey. One of the ways to identify a Red-tailed Hawk is by its white chest and rusty tail. The younger red tailed hawks however lack the rusty red tail. Red-tailed hawks live in deciduous forests and open country of various kinds. Some of the places that they live in are tundras, plains, and farmlands. They lay two or three white eggs, with brown spots, in a bulky nest of sticks lined with fresh green vegetation. Their nests can be found in large trees or rocky ledges. Their diet consists of rodents such as mice, and rats.
By: Ilyas Rizvi Age 10
The Art & Wilderness Institute Journalism Team are individuals who appreciate the world we live in and love to explore the myriad connections of all things in the world around us. We love to highlight the beautiful things we see in nature and to help others find ways to live with more connections to the outdoor world and the way it benefits us all.