Red-tailed Hawk, Buteo jamaicensis

Recording AV#11349. USA: Maryland; Sandy Point State Park, just outside the park on exit ramp (39.02, -76.41)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 11349
AVoCet catalog #AV11349
Audio duration (s)41.2
ID confidence and determination100%
seen briefly, identified by voice
Other identified bird speciesCoragyps atratus
Other noisetraffic
Sound types presentcalls
could be song
Grade of best portionaverage
very noisy
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

BehaviorOne individual, presumably the caller, seen in flight then landing in tree; another seen soaring nearby shortly after recording. Near a deer carcass being cleaned by vultures
Group size2


Recording dateNovember 14, 2010
Time recorded (24h)13:23h
LocationUSA: Maryland; Sandy Point State Park, just outside the park on exit ramp (39.02, -76.41)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)4
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Weatherclear, calm, pleasant
Habitatwoodland edge

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionscopyright by recordist; freely available with attribution
Recording EquipmentNagra Ares BB+, Sennheiser ME-66/K6
Editing Informationhigh-pass filter, 2000 kHz