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Bird Identification: CLOSED: Hawk ID

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Elphaba

Elphaba
Rockport, TX
(Zone 9a)

December 8, 2012
7:52 AM

Post #9352926

This hawk looked weird to me, so I stopped by the side of the road and took some pics first under heavy clouds and then looking into the sun. Decided it was a starving immature Red-shouldered Hawk. I just looked at the pics and its head is really weird almost falcon-like, so thought I'd better check. What do you think?

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Resin

Resin
Northumberland
United Kingdom
(Zone 9a)

December 8, 2012
10:34 AM

Post #9353044

Yep, immature Red-shouldered Hawk. Whether it's starving or not, no idea!

Resin

Elphaba

Elphaba
Rockport, TX
(Zone 9a)

December 8, 2012
11:41 AM

Post #9353082

Looks skinny to me! Thank you!

P_Edens

P_Edens
Willis, TX
(Zone 8b)

December 9, 2012
3:13 AM

Post #9353442

Wow. That does look skinny. Strange. Maybe a late juvi? Even juvis don't look that skinny though.

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