•Medium-sized hawk. •Body stout. •Wings broad. •Wings pale, with dark trailing edge. •Tail medium-short. •Tail dark with one thick white band in middle, and one thinner near tail base and tip. •Face dark. •Chest reddish, reddish barring along sides. •Throat white. --allaboutbirds--
Breeds in continuous deciduous or mixed-deciduous forest. Winters in tropical forests. --allaboutbirds--
juvenile pictured. Sunkhaze Meadows National Wildlife Refuge.