Date: 5/30/19 7:53 am From: Lars Norgren <larspernorgren...> Subject: [obol] Re: Broad-winged Hawk photos
The feedback by many was highly conspicuous in its absence on line, at
least on Obol. I agree it would be highly instructive, but only if it were
On Thu, May 30, 2019, 4:00 AM Tim Rodenkirk <timrodenkirk...> wrote:
> Great photos Barry and nice feedback by Dave- thanks for sharing!
> Tim Rodenkirk
> Coos Bay
> On Wed, May 29, 2019 at 9:34 PM Barry McKenzie <barrymckenzie...>
>> Many thanks to those that provided feedback on the Hawk photos I posted
>> The consensus is that the bird is a juv (1-yr old) Broad-winged Hawk.
>> Specific features to separate imm Broad-winged from imm Red-shouldered
>> were discussed by several people.
>> I think it would be instructive for OBOLites to read some of that
>> Dave Irons provided the most concise outline (used here with permission):
>> Hi Barry,
>> Looks like a one-year old juvenile Broad-winged Hawk to me.
>> Red-shouldered and Broad-winged are really the only options and it lacks
>> the extensive white in the folded flight feathers and coverts that should
>> be seen on a Red-shouldered at this age. On Red-shouldered the dark tail
>> bands are typically broader than the light tail bands. The broader terminal
>> dark band on the tail favors Broad-winged as well. Nice find!
>> Aaron Skirvin graciously provided a photo of imm Red-shouldered Hawk for
>> I’ve posted the photos here for comparison:
>> https://barrymckenzie.smugmug.com/Imm-BWHA-vs-imm-RSHA/ >>
>> I’ve been birding over 40 years and keep learning from my birding friends.
>> Barry McKenzie
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