White-tailed Hawk

Geranoaetus albicaudatus

Order

FALCONIFORMES

Family

Kites, Eagles and Hawks (Accipitridae)

Code 4

WTHA

Code 6

BUTALC

ITIS

HEAD

White-tailed Hawk Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Hooked
  • Eye Color: Dark chestnut.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Dark Gray
  • Forehead Color: White
  • Nape Color: Dark Gray
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: Tan

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BODY

White-tailed Hawk Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 51-56 cm (20-22 in)
  • Weight: 862 g (30.4 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Gray
  • Underparts: White with very fine bars.
  • Upperparts: Dark gray with red-brown back.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Barred or banded, Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

White-tailed Hawk Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Alternates series of powerful deep wing beats with long glides.
  • Wingspan Range: 119-124 cm (47-49 in)
  • Wing Shape: Broad-Wings, Rounded-Wings, Long-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Banded
  • Upper Tail: White with gray band.
  • Under Tail: White with gray band.
  • Leg Color: Yellow
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