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Roadside Hawk

Rupornis magnirostris


The roadside hawk is 31–41 cm long and weighs 250–300 g. Males are smaller than females, they are mainly brown or grey with light reddish-brown wings, especially when seen in flight. Several subspecies are recognize (about a dozen.) They feed on large insects and small vertebrates, usually seen on edges of forest and roads, they are found from Mexico to Argentina


Rainforest edges


R. m. griseocauda sub specie for CR. Picture, shows a juvenile.

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Provincia Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Lat: 10.43, Long: -84.88

Spotted on Sep 28, 2017
Submitted on Oct 24, 2017

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