Red-tailed Hawk

How has the movie industry capitalized on this species?

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The raspy cry of the Red-tailed Hawk is used in many movies to represent other raptors such as eagles or other hawk species. These birds build stick nests lined with evergreen needles high in large trees. Pairs return to the same nesting site each year. The red tail isn’t developed until the second year.

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The collective term is a “boil”, “knot”, “spiraling”, “steams.

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