Redtail Country

I shot photos of this (I think) immature Redtailed Hawk on my trip down the Cowboy Trail last week.
Probably the most common hawk in North America and one of our biggest birds, he is truly a beauty.  This pale phase is typical of a youngster; he has at least 2 other colour phases including the famous dark-to-sandy phase with the namesake barred and fan shaped red tail. Identifying them can be tricky.  
It’s always a thrill to see them, but I thought he looked particularly spectacular in this landscape. 

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