Bonanza Bird #17: Roadside Hawk

Birdorable Roadside Hawk

Just two more days -- we've almost reached the end of Birdorable Bonanza 2011. Today's new bird species is the Roadside Hawk!

GAVIÃO-CARIJÓ ( Rupornis magnirostris )
GAVIÃO-CARIJÓ ( Rupornis magnirostris ) by Dario Sanches

The Roadside Hawk is the smallest species of Buteo, a family that also includes Red-tailed Hawks and Broad-winged Hawks. Roadside Hawks are found throughout parts of Central and South America. Despite their urban-sounding name, they are highly adaptive and can be found nesting in a wide variety of habitats.

Birdorable Roadside Hawk Product Samples

Tomorrow's bird has a large red crest and lives in North America. Can you guess what it will be?

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Comments

Elinor (Ashira) on December 4, 2011 at 10:42 AM wrote:
A Pileated Woodpecker! : D
Nicole on December 4, 2011 at 6:29 PM wrote:
Finally! Thanks for coming out with it!
Louise Warner on February 6, 2017 at 5:44 PM wrote:
ivory billed woodpecker? pileated woodpecker?
Louise Warner on February 24, 2017 at 4:58 PM wrote:
Pileated woodpecker!!!

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