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Rough-legged Hawk

Buteo lagopus

ML79385901



eBird Checklist S41332916
(33.9484,-109.4011)
Apache, Arizona, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 33.9484, -109.4011 Map

Age
Adult
Sex
Male
Behaviors
Breeding

Comments

Appeared to be light morph adult male judging by illustrations in Sibley.

Observation details

Photos, medium-large hawk with pale head, dark terminal tail band beneath thicker white band, black wrist patches contrasting with paler cream wing color, appeared to be light morph adult male. Hovering hunting behavior over open, rolling grasslands. Species has occurred in area before in past winters (probably annual in small numbers across region in winter; scarce).

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