Tussey Mountain Spring Hawkwatch 2009 Quiz 5
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Northern Goshawk. It has the general accipiter shape, but with a thick body and broad wings.
Golden Eagle, this #190 for the year. Note the dark shape, broad wings, and long tail.
Common Raven. Note the wedge-shaped tail and large head.
Black Vulture (a hard one). Vultures from behind look like their wings are kinked. Note the
Turkey Vulture. As with a front-on view. the wings are raised up from the body.
Red-tailed Hawk. In high wind, its wings are tucked in.
Northern Harrier. Note the long wings and tail, with wings in a slight dihedral.
Golden Eagle, #192 on the year, approaching hawk watch.
Red-tailed Hawk. It is light underneath, with broad wings.
Golden Eagle #192 again. The uneven trailing edge and the light base to the tail (hard to see
here) suggest that it is a subadult.