Utah Bird Profile
 Red-tailed Hawk - Buteo Jamaicensis

Name Roots: (L. buteo, "a hawk" - of Jamaica)

In Utah:   

by Matt Thorum

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characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a deciduous tree or in a cliff at a height of 15-70 (0-120) feet, in a platform nest. This species is not a cowbird host. This species is a carnivore: ground hawker.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in lowland riparian and aspen habitats.
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