White-tailed Hawk

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White-tailed Hawk

The White-tailed Hawk (Buteo albicaudatus) inhabits from southwest USA to east Peru and central Argentina. Its place is in windswept ridges, savannas, and agricultural land. Its size is of 61 cm (24 inches) in height and 950 g in weight.

This bird is above slate-gray, with rufous shoulders, and below is white. Its rump and tail are white. Its cele is pale green, and its legs yellow. Inmatures are mostly brownish-black, and its shoulders are usually scaled with cinnamon. Its alimentation is based on small mammals, reptiles, and birds.

Common Name: White-tailed Hawk
Scientific Name: Buteo albicaudatus
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