Red-Tail Rapture

Category: Nature

 

Photo and caption by Maureen Keefe

This Momma bird arrives in Red-tailed splendor, greeting her miracle hatchling. The incubation period for Red-tailed Hawks is estimated at 28-35 days. This was Baby #1's "hatchday" on day 38! Baby #2 hatched on its day 38 as well and Baby #3 hatched on day 36. The two oldest offspring survived to adulthood.

Location: Kremmling, CO USA

 

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