[Tweeters] Nisqually NWR hawk ID ??

Tony tvarela at hotmail.com
Thu Jul 10 15:07:54 PDT 2014


While at Nisqually on Thursday morning I observed a raptor that looked suspiciously like a young Red-shouldered hawk. It had a distinctly tan/rust colored head/nape/upper shoulder, black bill with yellow cere, eyes placed far towards front of head, tan/rust horizontal barring on upper chest a bit less distinct barring below. It did not fly while I observed so was unable to get clear wing or tail views.

It was fairly distant and so these photos are rather poor quality. ID opinions and/or sighting confirmation??

https://www.flickr.com/gp/tony-v/x2Ff5u
https://www.flickr.com/gp/tony-v/d9Vnh4


- Regards

Tony Varela
South Puget Sound, WA
tvarela at hotmail dot com
http://www.flickr.com/photos/tony-v




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