What kind of hawks are these?

by Ellen
(Los Angeles CA)

This is the first hawk

This is the first hawk

This is the first hawk
this is the second hawk
this is another view of the second

There were two of them, perched on the same branch so thinking an adult and a juvenile or a male and a female. They're pretty big though I don't think as big as red-tailed hawks, but bigger than crows. They soar when they fly and are definitely not falcons, more like buteos. Also they are quite vocal.

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Sep 20, 2012
re: red shouldered hawk
by: Ellen

That's what I was thinking, thanks.

Sep 19, 2012
Bird ID
by: AuntGiki

Red-shouldered hawk

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