Observation ID: 62499

Submitted by grotta on Sat, 01/04/2020 - 10:30
Animal
Red-Tailed Hawk
Identification Confidence
100% certain
Observation Date / Time

Mixed conifer/oak/riparian. Carcvass in bad shape due to rain and run overs. Knew it was raptor from talons, but had to remove carcass to the side of road and the red tail became obvious. Must have been killed last evening due to the state of the bird this morning

Observer
Gary Rotta
Travel Frequency
several times per week
Estimated Time Since Impact
definitely less than 24 hours
Carcass Position
road surface
Roadway Speed Limit
55 mph
Road Type
state / rural highway
Location Description
Highway 70/89 near Massack

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