Swainson's Hawk

Buteo swainsoni

ML133943341


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Jeff R. Wilson
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Ensley Bottoms--Maxson Wastewater Lagoons (The Pits)/Earth Complex
Shelby, Tennessee, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 35.0596, -90.141 Map

Age
Immature
Sex
Unknown
Behaviors
Breeding
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Comments

When the bird finally took flight, the wind brought it almost right over me. I lost the bird behind a tree line. Note light throat on this immature Swainson's Hawk. The most striking field marks on this species are the dark primaries and secondaries and narrow, long handed wings.

Observation details

Immature light morph bird.

Technical Information

Original file size
21KB
Dimensions
800 x 597

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