A field guide to hawks, North America by William S Clark; Brian K Wheeler; National Audubon Society.;

By William S Clark; Brian K Wheeler; National Audubon Society.; National Wildlife Federation

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G] HIAD-ON SILHOUETTE. Soars and glides with wings held level. [h] JUVENILE, LIGHT MORPH. Dark brown upperparts can show narrow pale feather edges on sC

Dark brown upperparts can show narrow pale feather edges on sC

RUjOl/$ lesse r wing covert patches are usually notic ea ble. [d] ADULT, ElEGAHS. Somewhat similar to lineatus but overall more brightly colored. Head is tawny, breast is uniform rufous , lacks white bar­ ring, and white tai l bands arc wider. Ie] HEAD·ON SltHOUETTE. Soars with wings level. If] HEAD-ON SIlHOUETTE. Glides with wings cupped: wris ts up and tips d own. [9] JUVENILE, LlHEATUS. Buffy underparts of juvenile linea/us have a vari­ able amount of dark streak ing and arc never barred. ar), panels on backlit wings.

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