Juvenile Rough-legged Hawk

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Colouring Dark brown upper with pale chest and black lower
Voice Loud, low, plaintive squeal
Feeds on Small mammals, voles and rabbits
Flight Low, elegant with relaxed wingbeats
Nesting Cliff
Social Family Groups
Juvenile Rough-legged Hawk
Juvenile Rough-legged Hawk
Also Known As ..
Rough-legged Buzzard
Page Last Updated 10/28/2019 3:45:01 AM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Juvenile
Status Secure
Order Accipitriformes
Family Accipitridae
Species Buteo lagopus
Category Birds of Prey
StdName Rough-legged Buzzard
Vital Statistics
Length 15.7 to 17.7 ins
Weight 8.0 to 15.9 ozs
Wingspan 39.4 to 47.2 ins
Lifespan 1 to 15 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Narrow
Beak Shape Hooked
Tail Length Medium
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NAYNorth America
Country USYUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Juvenile Rough-legged Hawk (Species=Buteo lagopus / Standard Name=Rough-legged Buzzard)