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Red-shouldered Hawk

Buteo lineatus


About the size of a Red-tailed Hawk, but colored as shown with distinctively banded tail for a buteo.


Outskirts of a rural town, with mostly agricultural fields and fragmented hardwood forest. Near a large reservoir.


Only the one individual was seen. The temperature was -4° F, mid-morning. Several different kinds of small songbirds were in the immediate vicinity as well. Map location is estimated.

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DanielePralong a year ago

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Kansas, USA

Lat: 39.23, Long: -95.38

Spotted on Jan 1, 2018
Submitted on Jan 10, 2018

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