Broad-winged Hawk

Buteo platypterus

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The broad-winged hawk (Buteo platypterus) is a small hawk of the genus Buteo. During the summer, some subspecies are distributed over eastern North America, as far west as British Columbia and Texas; they then migrate south to winter in the neotropics from Mexico down to southern Brazil. Other subspecies are all-year residents on Caribbean islands. As in most raptors, females are slightly larger than males. Broad-winged hawks' wings are relatively short and broad with a taper

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  1. (c) Alejandro Bayer Tamayo, algunos derechos reservados (CC BY-SA), https://www.flickr.com/photos/alejobayer/16158047639/
  2. (c) Wikipedia, algunos derechos reservados (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buteo_platypterus

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