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Harris Hawk, Parabuteo unicinctus Harris Hawk, Parabuteo unicinctus Flight,HAHA,Harriss Hawk,Hawk,PARUNI,Parabuteo unicinctus,Santa Clara,Texas Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies intro

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  1. Welcome on board to JD, Jeff! Looking forward to more of your photography! Posted 6 years ago
  2. A stunning action shot, Jeff! What a way to enter. I see you already figured out species identification and your first photo is on the homepage. Here's to more to come!

    By the way, your species identification led to a so-called "species intro", meaning its the first photo of this species. Such an action is the most heroic thing to do around here, it's like a national sport.
    Posted 6 years ago
  3. Perfect Shot Jeff ! Posted 6 years ago
  4. Amazing shot. Posted 6 years ago

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The Harris's hawk formerly known as the bay-winged hawk or dusky hawk, is a medium-large bird of prey that breeds from the southwestern United States south to Chile, central Argentina, and Brazil. Birds are sometimes reported at large in Western Europe, especially Britain, but it is a popular species in falconry and these records almost certainly all refer to escapes from captivity.

The name is derived from the Greek ''para'', meaning beside, near or like, and the Latin ''buteo'', referring.. more

Similar species: Diurnal Birds Of Prey
Species identified by Jeff Wendorff
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By Jeff Wendorff

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Uploaded Mar 15, 2014. Captured May 17, 2013 19:29.
  • NIKON D3S
  • f/6.7
  • 1/640s
  • ISO3200
  • 550mm