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Swainson's Hawk
I originally identified this as a Broad-winged Hawk, but the wings and tail are too long and face pattern better fits juvenile light morph Swainson's. .
Location
Anahuac NWR, Anahuac, Texas, USA.
Date taken
20 April 2021.
Scientific name
Buteo swainsoni
A striking study of this handsome youngster, Joseph.
 
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He looks quite magnificent sitting up there on that wire.

Excellent work Joe - thanks my friend.
 

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Category
North America
Added by
jmorlan
Date added
View count
104
Comment count
5

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Device
Canon Canon PowerShot SX70 HS
Aperture
ƒ/6.3
Focal length
114.6 mm
Exposure time
1/1000 second(s)
ISO
100
Filename
Broad-wingedHawkIMG_6789.jpg
File size
144.5 KB
Date taken
Tue, 20 April 2021 8:41 AM
Dimensions
1024px x 780px

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