Project Noah

Project Noah is a tool to explore and document wildlife and a platform to harness the power of citizen scientists everywhere.

Join Project Noah Today

Savanna Hawk

Heterospizias meridionalis

Description:

A espécie mede cerca de 55 centímetros de comprimento, com plumagem ferrugínea. A adulto é todo marrom avermelhado, com a ponta das asas e cauda negras e penas longas. Possui uma faixa branca, estreita, na cauda. Pernas e pele nua das narinas, amarelas. Bico negro e olho marrom avermelhado. Como em outros gaviões, o jovem é muito diferente. Cores apagadas, cinza amarronzado nas costas e barriga creme, com riscos verticais escuros e uma semi-coleira escura. Sobre os olhos, uma listra clara. A cauda é creme, com finas listras escuras. Faixa larga subterminal negra. Penas longas das asas com listras finas e ponta negra. For those who do not speak or read Portuguese, but can read English, I give you this translation of the description. It reads as follows: The species is about 55 cm long, feathered rusty. The adult is reddish brown throughout, with the tip of the wings and tail feathers long and black. It has a white band, narrow tail. Legs and naked skin of the nostrils, yellow. Beak black and reddish brown eye. Like other hawks, the young man is very different. Colors deleted, brownish gray back and belly cream with dark vertical stripes and a semi-dark collar. About the eyes, a light stripe. The tail is cream, with fine dark stripes. Broadband subterminal black. Long feathers of the wings with thin stripes and black tip. Thanks to Willie (http://www.projectnoah.org/users/willief...) for translation



No species ID suggestions

13 Comments

MarceloCamacho
MarceloCamacho a year ago

Thanks Karen and Rubens!

MarceloCamacho
MarceloCamacho a year ago

Thank you, Christy!

MarceloCamacho
MarceloCamacho a year ago

Thanks, Alice!

MarceloCamacho
MarceloCamacho a year ago

Thanks, Karina!

Wow! he could pick up my 20 lb. cat!

Gran captura, es un hermoso ejemplar y una bella fotografía! :-)

ChristyHolland
ChristyHolland a year ago

Great spotting!!

MarceloCamacho
MarceloCamacho a year ago

of course, Willie. It´s me who must to thank you!

williefromwi
williefromwi a year ago

you are most welcome Marcelo, have I earned the right to be called your friend?

MarceloCamacho
MarceloCamacho a year ago

Thanks, Willie!

KarenL
KarenL a year ago

Beautiful!

williefromwi
williefromwi a year ago

For those who do not speak or read Portuguese, but can read English, I give you this translation of the description. It reads as follows:

The species is about 55 cm long, feathered rusty. The adult is reddish brown throughout, with the tip of the wings and tail feathers long and black. It has a white band, narrow tail. Legs and naked skin of the nostrils, yellow. Beak black and reddish brown eye. Like other hawks, the young man is very different. Colors deleted, brownish gray back and belly cream with dark vertical stripes and a semi-dark collar. About the eyes, a light stripe. The tail is cream, with fine dark stripes. Broadband subterminal black. Long feathers of the wings with thin stripes and black tip.


Foto fantástica, e manchado, MarceloCamacho

Rubens Araujo
Rubens Araujo a year ago

Great Shot !

Cantá, Roraima, Brazil

Lat: 2.77, Long: -60.64

Spotted on Sep 1, 2011
Submitted on May 9, 2012

Related spottings

Savanna Hawk Savanna Hawk Águila colorada Savanna Hawk

Nearby spottings

Double-striped Thick-knee Blue-winged Teal Wattled Jacana Collared Plover