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.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
- Buteo lineatus
- Pied-billed Grebe
- Podilymbus podiceps
- Red-shouldered Hawk