From the Field – Long-billed Hawk Syndrome

Red-tailed Hawk with Long-billed Hawk Syndrome
Red-tailed Hawk with Long-billed Hawk Syndrome
Buteo jamaicensis, Accipitridae
Brunswick Point, Delta, British Columbia, Canada
Nikon D5100, 70-300 mm f/4.5-5.6
January 24, 2014

Sara and I were out today enjoying the fog down by the water out in Delta. On the way home from Brunswick Point, we spotted a Red-tailed Hawk with Long-billed Hawk Syndrome. This hawk has apparently been breeding successfully for several years, delivering lots of prey to her nestlings. Here hoping the hawk keeps thriving despite her disability.

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