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Red-shouldered Hawk

Buteo lineatus


Large hawk with brown upperparts and head. Underparts are white with rust-red barring. The wings are finely barred above with red-brown shoulders and pale below with red-brown wash and dark tips. Tail is dark with thick white bands.


Resident in the eastern woodlands and west of the Rocky Mountains; also in New England and the Great Lakes region during the summer.


Spotted watching the ducks nad geesein a detention/retention pond in an office building complex in Kennesaw, GA

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QWMom 6 years ago

Sure thing!

ChristyHolland 6 years ago

Great spotting! I'd love this in the Raptor mission too!! ;-)

Georgia, USA

Lat: 34.01, Long: -84.58

Spotted on Mar 1, 2013
Submitted on Mar 2, 2013

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