A closer look at Red-tailed Hawks in the Ottawa/Gatineau area

By Jon Ruddy The Red-tailed Hawk is the quintessential hawk – it’s big, powerful, graceful, and beautiful. Eastern Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis ssp borealis) Adult Eastern Red-tailed Hawk. Photo: Brenda McRae Our local breeder, the Eastern Red-tailed Hawk is a familiar sight along roadsides. Anyone who has ever driven along the 416 has most [...]