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Red-Shouldered Kite

Buteo lineatus


Small hawk, possibly a juvenile. These hawks' upper parts are dark with pale spots and they have long yellow legs. Juvenile red-shouldered hawks are most likely to be confused with juvenile broad-winged hawks, but can be distinguished by their long tails, crescent-like wing markings, and a more flapping


Found in a park in Savannah, posed nicely!


Thanks to Mauna

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Red-shouldered hawk
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered hawk - Wikipedia

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1 Comment

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 2 years ago

It did pose nicely! Looks more similar to the red-shouldered hawk, Mel.

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Georgia, USA

Spotted on Jun 17, 2019
Submitted on Jun 20, 2019

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