Bird ID

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by winc564, Apr 29, 2016.

  1. winc564

    winc564 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello. This is not a predator problem at the moment, but I am trying to identify a bird - hawk, I presume, that I have been seeing. I have only seen this bird in flight on my way home. In flight, the entire top of the bird is white. It definitely has the wing span of a hawk or other large bird. The underside is dark. Any ideas on what this might be?

    Note: Bald Eagles are moving into my area, but I really don't think that this is an eagle. I've searched red-tailed hawk coloration possibilities, but have found nothing like this.
     
  2. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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  3. winc564

    winc564 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you. I've decided to put my camera into my car. I have an excellent zoom lens and it will be easier to try to pick up the details as far as shape, etc.
     

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