Baking: Swainson’s Hawk

20180327_150654

Buteo swainsoni

Length: 15-25 in Wingspan: 45-55 in Weight: 1.5-3 lbs

Identification:

Dark head and upper breast with white chin and forehead. In flight, white armpits contrast with dark flight feathers.

swainsons_hawk

Distribution:

39403481.png

Range map by Neotropical Birds

Cool Facts:

Swainson’s Hawks are a classic Buteo, or soaring hawk. Their broad wings and tail are specifically designed to glide on warm air thermals, with minimal flapping required.

Make your own bird cookies!

Cookie Recipe

Homemade cookie cutter guide

References:

All About Birds

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s