The Rough-legged 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 Rough-legged Hawk is required for the "Zoologist" Achievement.

Rough-legged Hawk Details & Location:

Rough-legged Hawks can be found in open areas and alongside cliffs across the states. As carnivores, they prey on small mammals, and carrion becomes their main diet during the winter seasons. The easiest way to take out a bird of this size is using a Varmint Rifle. The feathers of the hawks can be used for crafting.

Rough-legged Hawk Hunting Tips:

The Rough-legged 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 - Rough-legged Hawk

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

The Rough-legged Hawk is Uncommonly found in open areas and along cliffs in all states.

Rough-legged Hawk - Map Location in RDR2

Rough-legged Hawk Info

  • Scientific Name Buteo lagopus

Rough-legged Hawk Appearances

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



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