Jason Beale and the Raptor Center's Red-tailed Hawk

Jason Beale and the Raptor Center's Red-tailed Hawk

The Raptor Center program director displays a red-tailed hawk on a glove in front of the bird's enclosure at Shaver's Creek

Shaver's Creek Program Director Jason Beale describes the features of the Red-tailed Hawk, a bird of prey with a wingspan of 48 inches and weight of between 1.5 and 4 pounds.

Image: Michelle Bixby