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Red-shouldered hawk

Buteo lineatus


Oak snag at Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, southwest Washington State

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Thanks to Doren B and Jellis for the help with the ID!

Doren B
Doren B 3 years ago

Red-shouldered Hawk. Note how 'bulky" this bird appears and the very heavy barring on the breast and belly. The markings on a Sharp-shinned or Coopers Hawk would be more finely detailed.

Jellis 3 years ago

Definite Red-shouldered juvenile

Washington, USA

Spotted on Jan 11, 2007
Submitted on Dec 5, 2016

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