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Point Pelee National Park of Canada

Birds of Point Pelee National Park

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Hawk, Red-shouldered
-Buteo lineatus (Gmelin)

Adults: upper parts brown mixed with buffy and whitish, "shoulder" of wing (lesser coverts) mainly reddish-brown. Tail above, blackish crossed by five or more narrow white bars and tipped with white; below, whitish or greyish inconspicuously banded. Breast and abdomen barred and streaked with reddish brown and white, many feathers with black shaft streaks.