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Behavioral ecology of red-tailed hawks (Buteo jamaicensis), rough-legged hawks (Buteo lagopus), northern harriers (Circus cyaneus), and American kestrels (Falco sparverius) in south central Ohio

Keith L. Bildstein

Behavioral ecology of red-tailed hawks (Buteo jamaicensis), rough-legged hawks (Buteo lagopus), northern harriers (Circus cyaneus), and American kestrels (Falco sparverius) in south central Ohio

by Keith L. Bildstein

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Published by College of Biological Sciences, Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ohio.
    • Subjects:
    • Falconiformes -- Behavior -- Ohio.,
    • Red-tailed hawk -- Behavior -- Ohio.,
    • Circus cyaneus -- Behavior -- Ohio.,
    • American kestrel -- Behavior -- Ohio.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Keith L. Bildstein.
      SeriesBiological notes / Ohio Biological Survey,, no. 18, Biological notes (Ohio Biological Survey) ;, no. 18.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL696.F3 B55 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 53 p. :
      Number of Pages53
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2556190M
      ISBN 100867271027
      LC Control Number85062834

      Bildstein, Keith Louis. Behavioral ecology of red-tailed hawks (Buteo jamaicensis), rough-legged hawks (B. lagopus), and northern harriers (Circus cyaneus). Columbus, OH: Ohio State University. p. Dissertation. [] 7. Bosakowski, Thomas; Smith, Dwight G. Demography of wintering rough-legged hawks in New Jersey.   Winter's Hawk is written so that both the layman and the professional will benefit from reading it. The book is superbly illustrated with colour photographs that represent some of the best images of Red-tailed Hawks ever taken. If you are interested in the Red-tailed Hawk Winter's Hawk is a must-have s: 9.

      Red-tailed Hawks, 16 Habitat Preferences, 41 Breeding Densities, 16 Dispersal of Fledglings, 41 Reproduction, 17 Other Activity Patterns, 42 Mortality of Eggs and Young, 18 Effective Hunting Range, 43 Nest Site Selection, 19 Nest Arrangement, 20 43 Red-Tailed Hawk Behavior. Red-tailed Hawk: Large, highly variable hawk with brown upperparts, head and throat. The underparts are pale with brown streaks. Wings are pale below with dark bar at leading edge and dark tips. The tail is red-brown with dark terminal band. Legs and feet are yellow. Soars on thermals and updrafts.

      This study examines the breeding ecology and behavior of the Swainson's Hawk (Buteo swainsoni) on its breeding ground in southeastern Washington. Seasonal movements and distribution of the buteo are also described. The birds were observed from blinds, or filmed by Super-8mm time-lapse cameras, during courtship, nest building, egg laying, incubation, and . Behavioral Ecology of the Swainson's Hawk (Buteo Swainsoni) in Washington Prepared for the Department of Energy under Contract DE-ACRLO Pacific Northwest Laboratory (Red-tailed and Ferruginous Hawks), thus reducing competition with neighboring congenerics. Interactions with buteos.


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Behavioral ecology of red-tailed hawks (Buteo jamaicensis), rough-legged hawks (Buteo lagopus), northern harriers (Circus cyaneus), and American kestrels (Falco sparverius) in south central Ohio by Keith L. Bildstein Download PDF EPUB FB2

Buy Behavioral Ecology of Red-Tailed Hawks (Buteo Jamaicensis, Rough-Legged Hawks) on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders Behavioral Ecology of Red-Tailed Hawks (Buteo Jamaicensis, Rough-Legged Hawks): Bildstein, Keith L.: : Books.

Also called chicken hawks, red-tailed hawks range throughout the United States and Canada. Those who summer in Canada fly south for the winter. Red-tails living further south don't migrate. Red-tailed hawks stay put for many years, flying only half a square mile to 2 square miles searching for food.

While nesting. Get this from a library. Behavioral ecology of red-tailed hawks (Buteo jamaicensis), rough-legged hawks (Buteo lagopus), northern harriers (Circus cyaneus), and American kestrels (Falco sparverius) in south central Ohio.

[Keith L Bildstein]. Red-tailed Hawks are part of the family Accipitridae, which includes species of hawks, eagles, vultures, harriers, and kites. There are 16 sub-species of Red-tailed Hawks in North America. Often hunt along Interstate Highways, and are sometimes called roadside hawks. Are the largest buteos in eastern North America.

Often feed on carrion. The red-tailed hawk Behavioral ecology of red-tailed hawks book jamaicensis) is a bird of prey that breeds throughout most of North America, from the interior of Alaska and northern Canada to as far south as Panama and the West is one of the most common members within the genus of Buteo in North America or worldwide.

The red-tailed hawk is one of three species colloquially known in the United Class: Aves. The American kestrel (Falco sparverius) is the smallest and most common falcon in North America.

It has a roughly two-to-one range in size over subspecies and sex, varying in size from about the weight of a blue jay to a mourning also ranges to South America, and is a well-established species that has evolved seventeen subspecies adapted to different environments.

@article{osti_, title = {Behavioral ecology of the Swainson's Hawk (Buteo swainsoni) in Washington}, author = {Fitzner, R E}, abstractNote = {This study examines the breeding ecology and behavior of the Swainson's Hawk (Buteo swainsoni) on its breeding ground in southeastern Washington.

Seasonal movements and distribution of the buteo are also described. species" row of table 1. For example, Barred Owls and Red-tailed Hawks were more numer- ous on the area, and therefore more likely to be trapped, than Great Horned Owls or Broad-winged Hawks.

Additionally, our efforts were concentrated on these four species. These data cannot be viewed as the result of an experiment, or random sample, designed to. Red—tailed Hawks coexisted with Swainson's Hawks, and showed strong interspecific territoriality.

Some pairs of Red—tailed Hawks lost portions of their territories to the later arriving Swainson's Hawks each year.

Yet the contention at territorial boundaries and loss of territory to Swainson's Hawks had no observable effect upon Red. Because Steller’s jays produce mimetic red-tailed hawk calls almost exclusively in response to hearing real red-tailed hawk calls, we suggest that they function as alarm calls (Goodale and Kotagama ).

We did not have a robotic red-tailed hawk but it would be very interesting to test whether Steller’s jays mimicked red-tailed hawk calls. Winter's Hawk introduces the reader to the hawk's biology, social behavior, and useful role in limiting destructive rodent populations.

In sharing many anecdotes from his long experience in the field, Lish describes the hunting techniques of Red-tails, their competition with other raptors, and their behavior in the presence of human observers.

Winter’s Hawk introduces the reader to the hawk’s biology, social behavior, and useful role in limiting destructive rodent populations. In sharing many anecdotes from his long experience in the field, Lish describes the hunting techniques of Red-tails, their competition with other raptors, and their behavior in the presence of human observers.

Avian pox has been reported in at least 60 species of birds belonging to 20 different families. However, poxvirus infection in birds of prey is apparently uncommon. On 18 Mayan adult male red-tailed hawk was found on the US Department of Energy's Arid Land Ecology Reserve in Benton County, Washington.

18—Behavioral Ecology of Red-Tailed Hawks, Rough-Legged Hawks, Northern Harriers, and American Kestrels in South-Central Ohio by Keith L. Bildstein Price = $10 (OBS Member Price = $8) 19— Abundance and Distribution of the Birds of Ohio by Bruce G.

Peterjohn, Raymond L. Hannikman, Jean M. Hoffman, and Elliot This is the most widespread and familiar large hawk in North America, bulky and broad-winged, designed for effortless soaring. An inhabitant of open country, it is commonly seen perched on roadside poles or sailing over fields and woods.

Although adults usually can be recognized by the trademark reddish-brown tail, the rest of their plumage can be quite variable, especially west. Comparison of the behavioral ecology of eagles and of Nearctic buteonines demonstrated some marked differences, particularly in activity time and habitat use.

(Red-tailed Hawk. RED-SHOULDERED HAWK NESTING ECOLOGY AND BEHAVIOR JOHN W. PORTNOY AND WENDELL E. DODGE Wallace ()) Brown () and Henny () suggest serious de- clines in Red-shouldered Hawk (Buteo Zineatus) populations.

Stewart ()) and Henny et al. () re p or t e d on intensive studies in Maryland. Behavioral ecology of Red-tailed Hawks (Buteo jamaicensis), Rough- legged Hawks (Buteo lugopus), Northern Harriers (Circus cyuneus), and American Kes- trels (F&o spurverius).

The hawk eggshells are colored green on the inside. The Red-tailed hawk's cry is used in TV commercials depicting the bald eagle, as advertisers felt that the red-tailed hawk's voice sounded more regal and eagle-like than that of the actual bird. Hawks can't move their eyes and so to look around they must move their heads.

DEAR JOAN: A red-tailed hawk landed in the field next to our house, then spread its wings and laid there for several minutes. Related Articles. That is a common behavior in birds. If it was.

Red-tailed Hawks are birds of semi-open country. This species inhabits open woodland, shrubby fields, and even urban areas where food is plentiful. Red-tailed Hawks primarily eat small mammals, including lemmings, mice, and voles, but may eat small birds and reptiles when the opportunity presents itself.

If kleptoparasitism seems like the ultimate free lunch, it makes scientists wonder why only certain birds have picked up the habit. Ducks, gulls, hawks, pelicans, and frigatebirds seem especially prone to stealing food, but the behavior seems to be absent from some other families, according to a recent review in Animal Behaviour.

The Great Horned Owl Is the Red Tailed Hawk’s Biggest Foe. Red tailed hawks do not have many predators but they do compete with the great horned owl. The owl is larger, and will attack red tailed hawks to either take their food or their nests. The owls typically live in the same areas as the hawk.