Buteo jamaicensis

With one wing outstretched, this red-tailed hawk issues a call from atop its rocky perch.

This carving is in 1/3-scale. This carving is in a private collection.

Photographs of this piece were recently published as part of a gallery of photos in Denny Rogers’ new reference book The Illustrated Birds of Prey, published 2007, Fox Chapel Publishing Co. Inc.