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 bluebirds that seem to be nesting (or thinking about it) in a wooded area behind an office building in Kennesaw, GA
Lat: 34.00, Long: -84.59
Spotted on Mar 4, 2013
Submitted on Mar 5, 2013