Buteo solitarius

Buteo solitarius

Hawaiian Hawk
Hawaiian (='lo) Hawk
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Overview

This graceful bird of prey measures 16 to 18 inches in length, the female being larger. Two color phases exist: a dark phase (dark brown head, breast, and underwings), and a light color phase (dark head, light breast and light underwings). Feet and legs are yellowish in adults and greenish in immatures.

Scientific Name

Buteo solitarius
Common Name
Hawaiian Hawk
Hawaiian (='lo) Hawk
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Birds
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