Red-shouldered Hawk
(Buteo lineatus)
Photographed in the author's backyard in Arlington, Virginia in November of 2010

This is a first year bird; by the size of the bird it is probably a male. Picture on the right shows how a hawk can turn its head almost nearly around.

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