Harris's Hawk

Parabuteo unicinctus

Order

FALCONIFORMES

Family

Kites, Eagles and Hawks (Accipitridae)

Code 4

HASH

Code 6

PARUNI

ITIS

HEAD

Harris's Hawk Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Hooked
  • Eye Color: Adult iris medium to dark brown.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Eyering
  • Crown Color: Brown
  • Forehead Color: Brown
  • Nape Color: Brown
  • Throat Color: Brown
  • Cere color: Yellow

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BODY

Harris Hawk Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 43-61 cm (17-24 in)
  • Weight: 726 g (25.6 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown
  • Underparts: Brown
  • Upperparts: Red-brown shoulders, dark brown back
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Harris Hawk Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Rapid wing beats followed by short glide., Soars on thermals and updrafts.
  • Wingspan Range: 114-119 cm (45-47 in)
  • Wing Shape: Broad-Wings, Long-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Banded
  • Upper Tail: Black with white band at tip.
  • Under Tail: Black with white band at base and tip.
  • Leg Color: Yellow
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