Re: Hawk in Pleasanton neighborhood


Joe Morlan
 

Here is an example...

http://fog.ccsf.edu/~jmorlan/FerruginousHawk10686_1053198121362986_1661299127507950655_n.jpg


On Fri, 9 Jan 2015 19:20:16 -0800, "Jim Lomax augustbirder@...
[EBB_Sightings]" <EBB_Sightings-noreply@...> wrote:

I disagree. The only dark morph hawk in California with white/light under tail coverts is a Swainson’s Hawk.

Jim Lomax

On Jan 9, 2015, at 5:47 PM, Hilary Powers hilary@... [EBB_Sightings] <EBB_Sightings-noreply@...> wrote:

On 1/9/2015 12:01 PM, Joseph Morlan jmorlan@... [EBB_Sightings] wrote:
Looks like a dark morph Ferruginous Hawk to me.
I agree; got a really good look at a lighter morph at Pacific Commons
Linear Park the other day, and that deep yellow gape is really distinctive.

Hawk pictures:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/115033017@N06/16235230022/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/115033017@N06/16235230022/


https://www.flickr.com/photos/115033017@N06/16049933239/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/115033017@N06/16049933239/


https://www.flickr.com/photos/115033017@N06/16048359720/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/115033017@N06/16048359720/






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