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Possibly a sub species Buteo jamaicensis harlani (Harlan's Hawk). Debate about its status is still ongoing I believe. This juvenile appears to be the rufous morph of that subspecies. I know there are too many variables here - If anyone sees something here that could help ID this one please let me know.
Spotted in a tree next to a large open field at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge.
Spotted on Nov 10, 2018
Submitted on Nov 11, 2018