A red-tailed hawk departing from its perch to hunt on Lookout Mountain, Colorado. These birds hunt from a high point on a tree , then swoop down to catch prey with their powerful talons. Like all raptors, these hawks have incredible vision. They see into the ultraviolet range beyond human abilities. Incredible animals right in our Colorado backyard.
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