Birds of Colombia

    ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae (Kites, Hawks and Eagles)  
Genus: Buteo (7 species, 29 worldwide)


White-throated Hawk
White-throated Hawk (Buteo albigula)
Peru  
   

Zone-tailed Hawk
Zone-tailed Hawk (Buteo albonotatus)
Arizona, United States
  A black hawk that may confuse prey by looking similar to a Black Vulture.
   
Photograph by Andy Reago & Chrissy McClarren     Copyright and usage info

Short-tailed Hawk
Short-tailed Hawk (Buteo brachyurus) Male
 
   

Short-tailed Hawk
Short-tailed Hawk (Buteo brachyurus fuliginosus) Female
  Dark morph.
   

Red-tailed Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) Rare/Accidental
United States  
   
Photograph by Tim Lenz     Copyright and usage info

Grey-lined Hawk
Grey-lined Hawk (Buteo nitidus) Immature
Rio Claro Canyon Reserve, Colombia  
   

Grey-lined Hawk
Grey-lined Hawk (Buteo nitidus)
ProAves Cerulean Warbler Reserve, San Vicente de Chucuri, Santander, Colombia  
   

Broad-winged Hawk
Broad-winged Hawk (Buteo platypterus)
Minca, Magdalena, Colombia  
   

Migratory. A medium-sized hawk that is relatively common and often returns yearly to the same spot.

Swainson's Hawk
Swainson's Hawk (Buteo swainsoni) Immature
Saguache County, Colorado, USA
  An immature missing the dark chest.
   
Photograph by Calibas     Copyright and usage info

A migratory species that travels in groups of hundreds.


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