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#7191795 - 06/07/18 09:30 PM Juvenile Red Tail Hawk
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I was watching some turkeys this morning from behind a large oak tree when I heard this little guy from around the tree. Momma must have pushed the little from the nest above.

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#7191801 - 06/07/18 09:36 PM Re: Juvenile Red Tail Hawk [Re: BowsnRods]
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He looks a little young compared to some I have seen still in the nest being cared for by the parents. For several yers a pair nested in a large oak in the pasture. I spent a lot of time watching them as a kid
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#7191810 - 06/07/18 09:45 PM Re: Juvenile Red Tail Hawk [Re: BowsnRods]
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Hope he makes it.

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#7191811 - 06/07/18 09:46 PM Re: Juvenile Red Tail Hawk [Re: BowsnRods]
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Agreed he looks a bit young, a portion of the nest was also on the ground, I could hear his momma off in the distance. I watched the little guy for a while stretching his wings out and flapping his wings around. I left for a short while to check snares and when I came back to the area, the little guy was gone. I hope he makes it.


Edited by BowsnRods (06/07/18 09:52 PM)

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#7191840 - 06/07/18 10:48 PM Re: Juvenile Red Tail Hawk [Re: BowsnRods]
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I bet his mama has him hid out somewhere close.
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#7191845 - 06/07/18 11:07 PM Re: Juvenile Red Tail Hawk [Re: BowsnRods]
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Your lucky you didnít get attacked by momma.

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#7191859 - 06/07/18 11:45 PM Re: Juvenile Red Tail Hawk [Re: Roll-Tide]
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Originally Posted By: Roll-Tide
Your lucky you didnít get attacked by momma.


^^^This. Oh man...

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#7191893 - 06/08/18 05:44 AM Re: Juvenile Red Tail Hawk [Re: BowsnRods]
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Poor little fella, looks to young to be able to survive.
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#7192609 - 06/08/18 05:20 PM Re: Juvenile Red Tail Hawk [Re: BowsnRods]
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might be all snuggly & warm is some critters stomach
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#7192644 - 06/08/18 05:49 PM Re: Juvenile Red Tail Hawk [Re: BowsnRods]
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Before anything you do now is illegal I raised 2 Red Tailed hawks. They would come from close to a quarter of a mile away when I called them. A neighbor who lived about a quarter of a mile away did not like them and that is the end of the story. Such is life in the old days.

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#7193176 - 06/09/18 11:11 AM Re: Juvenile Red Tail Hawk [Re: BowsnRods]
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I walked around the area yesterday just checking for signs like the obvious pile of feathers and found nothing. I'm hoping the little guy is ok.

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#7193184 - 06/09/18 11:24 AM Re: Juvenile Red Tail Hawk [Re: BowsnRods]
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Hoping in a year or so he is cruising at 180MPH in a good dive for food
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#7193559 - 06/09/18 07:08 PM Re: Juvenile Red Tail Hawk [Re: BowsnRods]
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Seems a bit young to make it on his own. Hope he does though.
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#7194355 - 06/10/18 08:44 PM Re: Juvenile Red Tail Hawk [Re: BowsnRods]
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It would have been really hard for me to not take him home with me.....
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#7194444 - 06/10/18 10:01 PM Re: Juvenile Red Tail Hawk [Re: BowsnRods]
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I did think about it, but did understand the severity if I did, which was not worth it by any means! I could hear momma not to far away and I understood the sound to mean that's close enough and I'm watching over my little one thank you!

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