Red-shouldered Hawk preys on Pied-billed Grebe

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Abstract

An adult Red-shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus) was observed capturing and consuming an adult Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps) in Louisiana. Pied-billed Grebes, which regularly dive to escape predators, are rarely captured by raptors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)410-411
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Field Ornithology
Volume73
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2002

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics

Keywords

  • Buteo lineatus
  • Louisiana
  • Pied-billed Grebe
  • Podilymbus podiceps
  • Predation
  • Red-shouldered Hawk

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