Snake, It's Whats For Lunch
When I got closer, I discovered that she had a large snake in her talons. This pair of hawks seem partial to snakes, I've seen this on their menu several times.
Red-shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus)
Graham's Crayfish Snake (Regina grahamii)
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