Looks like a Red-shouldered Hawk to me too. Paul B. OK, I'll take a crack at it. It looks like a first year Red-shouldered > Hawk. The evenly spaced brown streaks on the breast, bill color, eye color > , dark back and size are right, and the habitat is right too. Any other > possibilities? > > Al Warfield > ----- Original Message ----- > From: Ruth Robin > To: va-richmond-general@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > Sent: Monday, March 05, 2007 12:18 PM > Subject: [va-richmond-general] Fwd: ID Help > > > Can anyone help with this identification? > Robin > > > > Begin forwarded message: > > > From: "Carwile, Vicky" <vcarwile@xxxxxxxx> > Date: March 5, 2007 8:38:01 AM EST > To: <robin.ruth@xxxxxxxxxxx> > Subject: ID Help > > > I am not sure you are the person to send this to but I got your email > off the web site.ï¿½ I got several photos of thisï¿½hawk yesterday in my > Chester yard.ï¿½ I tried to identify it using the Internet but can't > seem to distinguish it.ï¿½ He/she was fairly large and simply > beautiful.ï¿½ He/she has been hanging around a while.ï¿½ I have a > backyard habitat so I am guessing the activity attracted it.ï¿½ I have > seen smaller hawks in this area before but have recently purchased a > better camera to get photos of the birds.ï¿½ > ï¿½ > Anyhow, I am curious so if you know of someone, or if you can, help > identify that would be great. > ï¿½ > Vicky Carwile > > > > ï¿½ > > You are subscribed to VA-Richmond-General. To unsubscribe, send email to va-richmond-general-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field. To adjust other settings (vacation, digest, etc.) please visit, //www.freelists.org/list/va-richmond-general.