Red-shouldered

The immature Red-shoulered Hawk in the photo was sitting just outside the offices of the Butterfly House. Just below the hawk is a small pond (about 6 feet in diameter). I often see red-shouldereds out in the Wetlands queitly perched above the water’s edge waiting for frogs or other swamp creatures to pounce upon.┬áThis is the first that I’ve seen at this pond. I’m told, however, by the folks inside the offices that this bird has visited this spot before.Read more