Roadside Hawk

Distribution

Found from Mexico through Central America to most of South America east of the Andes cordillera; and from the northern Caribbean coast of South America south to the northeastern parts of Argentina.
 

Identification

Brown and white barred chest and underparts.  There are four or five grey bars on the tail.  There may be some rufous on the wings. The eyes are yellow.

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Roadside Hawk

Roadside Hawk

Bill Shape
hooked
Regions
mexico
texas
Tail Shape
rounded-tail
Wing Shape
rounded-wings
Habitat
Forests
Grasslands
Color
brown
Body Shape
hawk
Size
large
Order
birds of prey, raptors - falconiformes
kites, eagles and hawks - accipitridae
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species