Documentation of Red-tailed Hawk

Observer Information

Reporter:  Esther Bergling   
Other Observers:  Dick Hatch;

Species, Date, Time and Location Information

Species:  Red-tailed Hawk
First Date/Time:  2/15/2012
Last Date/Time: 
Duration (total time in view):  3-4 minutes
County:  El Paso
Specific Location:  University Park, Union and Academy
Number:  1
Age:  Unknown
Sex:  Unknown
Plumage:  Other/Unknown

Viewing Conditions

Optics:  Dick had binoculars
Distance:  400 ft
Light:  sun lower in the s/w. 315pm winter. full sun light clouds

Description of the Bird

a large white bird. has been seen in the University Park neighborhood for the last year. Large wing span...up to 4'. all white. dark beak. looks very very similar to albino red tail hawk I googled
Behaviors: I viewed diff large birds: eagle, falcon, hawk. This bird most resembled albino red tail hawk pics. stays up high, usually on top of the pine trees.
Call: don't know
Plumage: white

Similar Species Discussion

red tailed hawk.

Resources Used

googled on internet

Previous Experience



Notes made AFTER observation

Additional Information

Time: 3:15 pm
Other Dates: the neighbor Dick is the "watcher"..He just came over and asked if I knew what it was. He said he's been seeing it for the last year in this neighborhhod
Nearest Town: Colorado Springs
Independent Observers:

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Date Documentation Submitted

2/18/2012 8:59:00 PM