Birds of Colombia

    ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae (Kites, Hawks and Eagles)  
Genus: Parabuteo (2 species, 2 worldwide)


White-rumped Hawk
White-rumped Hawk (Parabuteo leucorrhous)
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Photograph by Prints     Copyright and usage info

A rarely seen Andean species.

Harris's Hawk
Harris's Hawk (Parabuteo unicinctus harrisi) Immature
Texas, United States  
   
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Harris's Hawk
Harris's Hawk (Parabuteo unicinctus harrisi)
Texas, United States  
   
Photograph by Andy Morffew     Copyright and usage info

Found in dry areas. Known for hunting in groups and stacking, or standing on top of others, to get a better view of the desert.


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