Date: 5/30/19 10:43 am
From: Karl Schneck <keschneckdds...>
Subject: [obol] Re: Broad-winged Hawk photos
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Karl Schneck

"As age comes on, one source of enjoyment after another is closed, but
nature's sources never fail." John Muir


On Thu, May 30, 2019 at 7:53 AM Lars Norgren <larspernorgren...>
wrote:

> 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
> accessible. Lars
>
> 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...>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> OBOL-
>>> Many thanks to those that provided feedback on the Hawk photos I posted
>>> yesterday.
>>> 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
>>> discussion.
>>>
>>> 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
>>> comparison.
>>>
>>> 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.
>>> Cool.
>>>
>>> Barry McKenzie
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