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A large Immature Red-Tail Hawk?

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Bird seen in NYC on Feb. 20, 2018.  It seemed noticeably larger than other Red-Tails.  Also, it never spread its tail (anymore than in the video screen shots).

 

 

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Yellow eye, longish tail, belly band---young Red-tailed Hawk.

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The tail seems a bit long for a Red-tailed (they are supposed to have relatively short tails), but the belly band looks good for a Red-tailed.

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The black leading edge of the underside of the wing is another Red-tailed Hawk field mark.

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Young Red-tails have longer tails than adults, which partly explains what we're seeing here.

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Thanks all, information much appreciated.

(Sorry I'm late in replying.  I didn't get email notifications.)

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