[CT Birds] Unidentified Buteo

Mntncougar at aol.com Mntncougar at aol.com
Sat Aug 23 09:25:27 EDT 2014

If I'm seeing it right it appears to have a very dark tail, so  if it's a 
buteo, more likely a Red-shoulder. Don't know about the light patches  on the 
wings though. No buteos have a white patch at the base of the tail on  top, 
but in flight they do sometimes appear to have white or light areas on the  
sides behind the wings. Sounds to me like the bird might be partially 
Don Morgan,  Coventry
mntncougar at aol.com

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