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Gray-lined hawk (Buteo nitidus) Parque Natural Metropolitano, Panama City. Dec 30th, 2018 Buteo nitidus,Geotagged,Gray-lined hawk,Panama,Winter Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Gray-lined hawk (Buteo nitidus)

Parque Natural Metropolitano, Panama City. Dec 30th, 2018

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  1. What a slender beauty, had never heard of it. Posted one year ago
    1. Thanks! There are two related species, this one and the very similar gray hawk, which together range from the southern US to Argentina, you'll definitely run into them if you keep going to the Neotropics! Posted one year ago

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The gray-lined hawk is a smallish raptor found in open country and forest edges. It is sometimes placed in the genus ''Asturina'' as ''Asturina nitida''. The species has been split by the American Ornithological Society from the gray hawk. The gray-lined hawk is found from southern Costa Rica to Argentina.

The gray-lined hawk is 46–61 cm in length and weighs 475 g average. The adult has a pale gray body, the tail is black with three white bands and the legs are orange. It.. more

Similar species: Diurnal Birds Of Prey
Species identified by Thibaud Aronson
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By Thibaud Aronson

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Uploaded Mar 9, 2019. Captured Dec 30, 2018 15:54 in Ancón, Panama.
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • f/9.0
  • 1/2048s
  • ISO3200
  • 560mm