Unfortunately, not a good picture. Please help.
G. a. colonus (formerly Buteo a. colonus), dark morph. Soaking up early morning sun while perched in a sandpaper tree on the Rupununi savannah.
Rupununi savannah, Karanambu Lodge, North Rupununi, Guyana, South America.
near Rockport, Texas
7 Feb 2013
Foggy, dark morning with a white sky. Hawk was perched on power pole, then flew to a distant power pole. Two shots posted; one shot as first seen, then a shot as it landed on a distant pole spreading its tail before landing showing its unique back and tail pattern.
Cameron County, Texas, US
Kenedy County, Texas, US
This is an adult White-tailed Hawk passing overhead in Kenedy Co., Texas in June, 2002.
This is a young White-tailed Hawk in a plumage not usually seen by birders visiting Texas. This is a juvenile White-tailed Hawk, probably just a month out of the nest. This image, from a slide, is 34 years old, taken in summer, 1978. Birds in this plumage may be seen fairly often during July and August in south Texas.
I spent a few days in a photo blind at a White-tailed Hawk nest on a south Texas ranch back in 2000. THis shot shows the adult feeding a chick. The next shows a perched adult.
The Black-chested Buzzard-eagle (Geranoaetus melanoleucus) is a bird of prey of the hawk and eagle family (Accipitridae). It lives in open regions of South America. This species is also known as the Black Buzzard-eagle, Grey Buzzard-eagle or analogously with "eagle" or "eagle-buzzard" replacing "buzza