Red-Tail-Kids~

If anyone desires to be a rodent, say, Mickey Mouse or a rat (I have heard thereoare such people), think again.

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I had an opportunity to get up close and personal with a juvenile red-tailed hawk.
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They are magnificent creatures.
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both up close and in the sky,

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although I far prefer to see them flying free.
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We have three juvenile hawks in Holler skies now.
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They fly closer to us than the adults,
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Red Tails don’t develop the characteristic red-tail until their first year molt,

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and their feather colors can vary from quite dark to very light.
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Cheers to you from the Red-Tail-Kids~

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