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Rough-legged Hawk

Buteo Lagopus

Description:

A hawk of the North, the Rough-legged Hawk breeds in Arctic tundra and taiga regions around the northern hemisphere. Both dark and light forms are common, with many birds intermediate between the extremes.

Habitat:

Rural neighborhood near farmland

Notes:

This is the first rough-legged hawk I've ever seen! So, even though the pictures are blurry, I wanted to share!

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3 Comments

Lukas Ferrenburg
Lukas Ferrenburg 5 years ago

Great series Emily!

EmilyMarino
EmilyMarino 5 years ago

Thanks! Project Noah isn't working for me tonight! I haven't been able to upload anything since this post! I have like, 10 drafts saved...so, I'm calling it quits for tonight!

ChristyHolland
ChristyHolland 5 years ago

Awwww...those are wonderful!! But I think your download got messed up...no location or description...???

Brighton, Colorado, USA

Lat: 40.01, Long: -104.82

Spotted on Dec 28, 2012
Submitted on Dec 29, 2012

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