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Red-Tailed Hawk

CONSERVATION STATUS : LEAST CONCERN
COMMON EXTINCT
Classification:

Order: Falconiformes
Genus & Species: Buteo jamaicensis  
Family: Accipitridae

Status:

Listed as Least Concern on the IUCN Red List.

Range:

North and South America.

Habitat:

Found from sea level to mountains and in most habitats except arctic tundra and dense forests.

Activity:

Diurnal. 

Diet:

Primarily rabbits and rodents, but also ground birds, insects, fish, and carrion.