What bird is trhis

by Joetta

It is huge, with yellow eyes and feet. Big, white chest with brown and white feather in middle of chest

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Dec 20, 2014
New York City NEW
by: Anonymous

I live in Harlem and I saw 1 of these things on my fire escape about 2 weeks ago (at night) and subsequently another one yesterday (during the day). The first time, it scared the living daylights out of me because:

1) It was dark out and I could barely see it until it moved ever so slightly.

2) I could have sworn that it had red eyes.

3) It was HUGE and when it spread its wings it must have been about 5 feet in length.

The second time I wasn't so scared, but intrigued. I took some video of it before it flew away. I'm a native New Yorker and don't typically see birds like these but I'll admit, they're beautiful animals.

Mar 08, 2014

I believe it is a Rough Legged Hawk

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