Tussey Mountain Spring Hawkwatch 2009 Quiz 8
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Great Blue Herons. Note the long legs with folded-back necks.
Sandhill Cranes. Note the long legs with outstretched necks.
Merlin. Note the pointed wings with dark streaking underneath.
American Kestrel. Pointed wings but light underneath.
Peregrine Falcon. Long and pointed wings.
Broad-winged Hawk. Note the chunky buteo shape with banded tail.
Broad-winged Hawk - left; Osprey - right. The Osprey has long, crooked wings.
Broad-winged Hawk. Note the dark trailing edge to the wings.
Sharp-shinned Hawk. Note the relatively long tail with small head.
Red-tailed Hawk. Note the belly band and reddish tail.
Osprey. Note the crooked wings and the hint of white on the head.
Osprey overhead at Tussey Mt. Hawkwatch, weekend of April 18, 2009.
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