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Broad-winged Hawk

buteo platypterus

Description:

This Hawk stopped on the power lines and let me walk all around him as I took photos. It is a medium sized hawk with dark brown back with mottled brown upper and white under.

Habitat:

Spend their summers in the north and winter in South America. Likes dense deciduous and mixed woodlands and is often seen near openings created by roads, trails and wetlands.

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2 Comments

chebeague8
chebeague8 8 years ago

Great photo bev!

harsuame
harsuame 8 years ago

Grandioso

bjohnson
Spotted by
bjohnson

Maine, USA

Spotted on Apr 26, 2012
Submitted on Apr 26, 2012

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