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Broad-winged Hawk

Buteo platypterus


Fairly small hawk with brown eyes, yellow cere, mottled brown and white chest and belly, back and wings brown. Tail striped black and white when in flight.


Urban, lots of big trees with a forest nearby.


Lots of American Robins and Common Grackles chasing the hawk.

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Des Moines, Iowa, USA

Spotted on Jun 7, 2014
Submitted on Jul 1, 2014

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