Baking: Broad-Winged Hawk

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Buteo platypterus

Length: 15-20 in Wingspan: 35-40 in Weight: 1-2 lbs

Identification:

Brown back and brown-barred underparts. Tail striped black and white.

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Distribution:

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Range map by Neotropical Birds

Cool Facts:

Migrating Broad-Winged Hawks travel in large flocks called “kettles” that can contain thousands of birds. Migrants from eastern US reach incredible concentrations as they funnel through the narrow passage of Central America, creating a “River of Raptors” at popular hawkwatch sites.

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References:

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