Texas Raptor Photographic Identification Section

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By Species:

Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus)

Black Vulture, copyright Jimmy Jackson 

Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura)

Turkey Vulture, copyright Jimmy Jackson Turkey vulture, copyright Jimmy Jackson

Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)

Osprey with fish, copyright Hawk Watch Int'l 

Swallow-tailed Kite (Elanoides forficatus)

Swallow-tailed Kite, copyright JM Economidy 

White-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus)

White-tailed Kite, copyright Jimmy Swartz White-tailed Kite, copyright Jimmy Swartz 

Mississippi Kite (Ictinia mississipiensis)

Miss. Kite, copyright JM Economidy Miss. Kite, copyright JM Economidy 

Hook-billed Kite (Chondroheirax unicinatus)

Hook-billed Kite, adult female, copyright BK Wheeler 

Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)

Bald Eagle, immature, copyright Hawk Watch Int'l Bald Eagles, copyright Hawk Watch Int'l Bald Eagle, immature, copyright BK Wheeler Bald Eagle, immature, copyright BK Wheeler 

Northern Harrier (Circus cyaneus)

Northern Harrier, female, copyright Hawk Watch Int'l Northern Harrier, male, copyright Hawk Watch Int'l Northern Harrier, adult female, copyright BK Wheeler Northern Harrier, adult male, copyright BK Wheeler 

Sharp-shinned Hawk (Accipiter striatus)

Sharp-shinned Hawk, juvenile female, copyright BK Wheeler Sharp-shinned Hawk, copyright Hawk Watch Int'l Sharp-shinned hawk, copyright Jimmy Jackson

Cooper's Hawk (Accipiter cooperii)

Cooper's Hawk, copyright Hawk Watch Int'l Cooper's Hawk, juvenile, copyright BK Wheeler Cooper's Hawk, copyright Hawk Watch Int'l

Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis)

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Common Black Hawk (Buteogallus anthracinus)

Common Black Hawk, copyright Rosemary Scott, Amarillo, 1999 Common Black Hawk, copyright Rosemary Scott, Amarillo, 1999 Common Black Hawk, copyright Rosemary Scott, Amarillo, 1999

Red-shouldered Hawk (Buteo linaetus)

Red-shouldered Hawk, copyright Hawk Watch Int'l 

Red-shouldered Hawk, texanus sub-sp. (imm.)

 Red-shouldered Hawk, texanus, copyright JM Economidy

Roadside Hawk (Buteo magnirostris)

Roadside Hawk, copyright JM Economidy 

Broad-winged Hawk (Buteo platypterus)

Broadwing Hawk, copyright JM Economidy Broadwinged Hawk, copyright Jimmy Jackson Broadwinged Hawk, copyright Patty Waits Beasley Broadwinged Hawk, immature, copyright Patty Waits Beasley  

Broad-winged Hawk kettle

Broadwing Hawk kettle, copyright JM Economidy Broadwing Hawk kettle, copyright JM Economidy Broadwing Hawk kettle, copyright JM Economidy

Broad-winged Hawk, dark morph (Alberta, Canada pop.) 

 Broad-winged Hawk DM, c: JM Economidy

 Short-tailed Hawk (Buteo brachyurus)

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Swainson's Hawk (Buteo swainsoni)

Swainsons Hawk, adult, copyright BK Wheeler Swainson's Hawk, copyright Swartz 

Swainson's Hawk, dark morph

 Swainson's Hawk, dark morph, copyright JM Economidy  

Swainson's Hawk, rufous morph

Swainson's Hawk, rufous morph, copyright JM Economidy Swainson's Hawk, rufous morph, copyright JM Economidy 

Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)

Red-tailed hawk, copyright Jimmy Jackson Red-tailed hawk, copyright Jimmy Jackson Red-tailed hawk, copyright Jimmy Jackson 

Red-tailed Hawk, dark morph

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Red-tailed Hawk, albinistic

Albino RTHA, copyright Jimmy Jackson Albino RTHA, copyright Jimmy Jackson Albino RTHA, copyright Jimmy Jackson Albino RTHA, copyright Jimmy Jackson Albino Red-tailed hawk, copyright Jimmy Jackson Partial albino Red-tailed hawk, copyright Jimmy Jackson

Red-tailed Hawk, rufous 

Red-tailed Hawk, rufous, copyright HWI Red-tailed hawk, rufous, copyright Jimmy Jackson Red-tailed hawk, rufous, copyright Jimmy Jackson 

Ferruginous Hawk (Buteo regalis)

Ferruginous Hawk, copyright JM Economidy Ferruginous Hawk, copyright JM Economidy Ferruginous hawk, copyright Jimmy Jackson

White-tailed Hawk (Buteo albicaudatus)

White-tailed Hawk, copyright Jimmy Swartz White-tailed Hawk, copyright Jimmy Swartz 

Zone-tailed Hawk (Buteo albonotus)

  Zone-tailed Hawk, copyright HWI ztha,pdh.jpg (5698 bytes) 

Harris's Hawk (Parabuteo unicinctus)

Harris's Hawk, copyright JM Economidy Harris's Hawk, copyright JM Economidy Harris's Hawk, copyright Jimmy Jackson

Rough-legged Hawk (Buteo lagopus)

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Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos)

Golden Eagle, B-1, copyright BK Wheeler Golden Eagle, B-1b, copyright BK Wheeler Golden Eagle, Adult, copyright BK Wheeler Golden Eagle, Adult, copyright BK Wheeler 

American Kestrel (Falco sparverius)

American Kestrel, copyright HWI American Kestrel, copyright HWI

Merlin (Falco colombarius)

Merlin, copyright HWI Merlin, copyright HWI Black merlin (suckleyi), Bee County, Jackson 

Aplomado Falcon (Falco femoralis)

Aplomado falcon 1998 Padre Island, TX, copyright Bill Beasley Aplomado falcon 1998 Padre Island, TX, copyright Bill Beasley Aplomado falcon 1998 Padre Island, TX, copyright Bill Beasley Aplomado falcon 1998 Padre Island, TX, copyright Bill Beasley Aplomado falcon 1998 Padre Island, TX, copyright Bill Beasley aplomado-jh1.jpg (10468 bytes), copyright Jim Hailey 

Aplomado Falcon, copyright The Peregrine Fund Aplomado Falcon, copyright The Peregrine Fund Aplomado Falcon, copyright The Peregrine Fund Aplomado Falcon, copyright The Peregrine Fund

Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)

Peregrine Falcon, copyright HWI Peregrine Falcon, copyright HWI Peregrine Falcon, copyright HWI Peregrine Falcon, adult female, copyright BK Wheeler Peregrine falcon on Padre Island National Seashore, copyright Jimmy Jackson 

Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus)

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Prairie Falcon (Falco mexicanus)

Prairie Falcon, copyright HWI Prairie Falcon, adult female, copyright BK Wheeler

Crested Caracara (Caracara plancus)

Caracara, copyright JM Economidy Caracara, copyright Jimmy Swartz Caracara, copyright Jimmy Jackson Caracaras, copyright Jimmy Jackson


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