today and at least a couple other times this winter, we have seen in flight at tree top height and in areas of mixed trees and open space, but not wide open fields, a hawk which has the general appearance and behavior (flaps alternating with glides) of a red tail, darker on top and lighter below, no obvious tail bands, but with a distinct white rump (as seen from above). do red tails in certain color/age morphs have such white rumps? really doesn't seem to be harriers.
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