Baking: Red-Shouldered Hawk

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Buteo lineatus

Length: 15-25 in Wingspan: 35-45 in Weight: 1-2 lbs

Identification:

Head and breast rusty red to pale red, depending on geographic location. Wings and tail strongly barred in black and white.

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Distribution:

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Range map by Neotropical Birds

Cool Facts:

The Red-Shouldered Hawk is one of the more distinctively marked raptors in North America; its characteristic red barring varies in hue from warm rust in the west, to peachy gray in Florida.

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References:

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