Birding Hot Spots

Birding Hot Spots
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Red-shouldered Hawk

To me there is something clean, crisp about the Red-shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus). When you get a decent look at one here in Oklahoma, it is remarkably consistent in coloration to other Red-shouldered Hawks. Nice reddish shoulder and reddish barred breast and much black and white barring elsewhere. This is unlike the Red-tailed Hawk, with plumages that seem infinitely variable.

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