Call of The Wild

© Jim Baines

Call of The Wild

Uploaded: March 04, 2013


Buteo jamaicensis

Red-tailed hawks have various forms of vocalizations that sound like screams. Other sounds that they offer are similar to a steam whistle. They tend to make sounds as they soar and while hunting. They use sounds to be able to offer warnings, to show anger, and to protect their territory. The screech of a red-tailed hawk is perhaps the most widely recognized bird call. In popular films, their scream is used when showing a bird of prey - even if it isn't a hawk! The raspy, scraping screamed "kree-eee-ar" cry of the Red-tailed hawk is used in movies to represent any eagle or hawk anywhere in the world … it's one of the most hackneyed, cliched sound effects in Hollywood.


Tammy Espino March 04, 2013

He wishes he was a hummingbird :)
Super capture ....... #1517629

Jack Gaskin March 05, 2013

Hey Slick Nice shooting a great on the wing catch.
So are you staking out domestic rabbits drawing in the Reds or what?? Don't deny it ...
Have not posted in about 10 days or even commented till now just needed a break. Thinking this is my last month w/BP ... Enjoy a bunch of the folks who post but the site itself is just not worth it...
Will keep you posted on what I'm up to.
Now go stake a new rabbit ;O) they will be cheaper by the dozen after Easter ;O) !!!!!

Jack #10597255

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