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Swainsons or Red Tail? Idaho, USA

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Old Wednesday 19th February 2020, 15:08   #1
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Swainsons or Red Tail? Idaho, USA

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Took this awesome photo yesterday. However, I cant tell if these are Swainsons or Red Tail hawks. I think they are Swainsons, but I am not sure. I want some additional input.

I havent seen a Swainsons in a while, now that I think about it.

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Old Wednesday 19th February 2020, 15:22   #2
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Red-tailed Hawks. I supect Swainson's Hawks have not arrived in your area yet.
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Old Wednesday 19th February 2020, 15:43   #3
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It's a great photo of Red-tailed Hawks. The closest Swainson's Hawks showing in eBird for January and February this year are south of Sacramento, California.
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Another for red-tails.
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