James Bond, Marine Biologist
Can You Answer This Question?

Saw Wet Hawk!

IMG_2618This raptor may not be in the West Indies, but Latin for Red-tailed Hawk is ...

Buteo jamaicensis.

I think this young Red-tail had just taken a bath in the little waterway in my backyard.

He didn't mind my taking his photo. Was still preening when I left.

Here's what James Bond had to say about this hawk in the first edition of Birds of the West Indies:

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