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.

Comments for What kind of hawks are these?

Click here to add your own comments

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

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to What Is This Bird?.



Coming Soon

Recent Articles

  1. Tiny bird.

    Mar 22, 17 12:12 PM

    it is very tiny, brownish it is not a nuthatch it is smaller, it pecks on dead trees like a woodpecker, I am in SC

    Read More

  2. No Idea What Bird Is

    Mar 19, 17 11:15 AM

    It was small and on my magnolia tree in around September. Was here only that one time.

    Read More

  3. Kauai bird not listed in any books seen in March.

    Mar 16, 17 03:25 PM

    About 6 with dark back and buff belly. Large white circular patch on butt.

    Read More