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Harris's hawk
Parabuteo unicinctus

Harris's hawk
Harris's hawk
Harris's hawk
Harris's hawk

Size: 20 inches
Overall Color: dark brown
Occurrence: widespread
Diet: rodents, lizards, insects, birds
Nest: platform
Field Identification: hawk bill, reddish/brown shoulders, white band at end of tail, white rump, hunt in pairs
Season: year-round


Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: Falconiformes
Family: 23 Accipitridae (accipiters)
Genus: Parabuteo
Species: unicinctus

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