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Rough-legged hawk

Buteo lagopus


Rough-legged hawk or red-shouldered hawk? The latter is more common at Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, but I'm not confident of the ID. Unfortunately there were no frontal views available on this snowy December day in 2007.

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Thanks, Ashley.

AshleyT 3 years ago

Rough-legged is correct

Washington, USA

Spotted on Dec 27, 2007
Submitted on Jan 8, 2017

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