The Red-tailed Hawk is a Moderate-sized bird of the Hawk species, featured in Red Dead Redemption 2 and Red Dead Online.

This animal can be hunted and plucked. Studying the Red-tailed Hawk is required for the "Zoologist" Achievement.

Red-tailed Hawk Details & Location:

The Red-tailed Hawks are native to the open fields and deserts of New Austin, West Elizabeth and New Hanover. As omnivores, their diet consists of small mammals, reptiles, fish, birds, and fresh carrion. The Varmint Rifle is considered to be the best for hunting hawks and other birds of this size. The feathers of the hawks can be used for crafting.

Red-tailed Hawk Hunting Tips:

The Red-tailed Hawk yields feathers and gamey bird meat. Used in crafting and cooking or can be sold. Use a Varmint Rifle for a clean kill.

Map Location - Red-tailed Hawk

Where to find the Red-tailed Hawk in Red Dead Redemption 2 - Map Location / Habitat:

The Red-tailed Hawk is Uncommonly found in open fields and deserts of New Austin, West Elizabeth, and New Hanover.

Red-tailed Hawk - Map Location in RDR2

Red-tailed Hawk Info

  • Scientific Name Buteo jamaicensis

Red-tailed Hawk Appearances

  • Game Edition Game Edition: Red Dead OnlineRed Dead Online, Game Edition: RDR 2 Story ModeRDR 2 Story Mode



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