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Swainson\'s Hawk
Light morph Swainson's Hawk flying overhead. These and other birds of prey were very common throughout the region, especially near Lamar Valley.

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nartrebnot an osprey

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Wing shape is wrong and head is way too dark. My money's on Swainson's Hawk.
Posted Aug 16, 2009 5:36 pm

johnmnicholsRe: not an osprey

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Thanks for calling that out. I thought for sure it was an osprey, but after a little investigation, it definitely appears to be a Swainson's Hawk. I had never seen a good view of a Swainson from underneath, so didn't realize this could possibly be something other than an osprey.
Posted Aug 17, 2009 7:53 am

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johnmnicholsSubmitted by johnmnichols
on Aug 11, 2009 7:22 pm

Image ID: 539827
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Lat/Lon: 32.84000°N / 113.91°W
Object Title: Swainson's Hawk