Hawks and Eagles (Accipitridae)

Swainson's Hawk (Buteo swainsoni) - HBW 2, p. 181

French: Buse de Swainson German: Präriebussard Spanish: Busardo Chapulinero

Taxonomy: Buteo Swainsoni Bonaparte, 1838, Fort Vancouver, Washington.

Distribution: W & C North America from Alaska SE to Minnesota, and S to N Mexico. Winters mostly in South America, especially in N Argentina, S Brazil and Paraguay; also some birds in S & W USA.

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