Hawksbill of the Red Fern is a lamia vampire and an ancestor of the Redfern family. He is directly descended from Red Fern, the first lamia, through his father Darkwalker. His mother was Summer Ice and he is implied to be the younger brother of Moonflower. Hawksbill's mate was a woman named Spring Rain, with whom he had one known child, Ravenwing.
- Hawksbill is a traditional lamia name. A hawk is a bird of prey and a bill is another name for a bird's beak. Hawksbill is also the name of a very rare sea turtle.