Gray Hawk

Buteo plagiatus

Order

FALCONIFORMES

Family

Kites, Eagles and Hawks (Accipitridae)

Code 4

GRHA

Code 6

BUTNIT

ITIS

HEAD

Gray Hawk Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Hooked
  • Eye Color: Adult and juvenile brown, juvenile lighter than adult’s.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Eyering
  • Crown Color: Gray
  • Forehead Color: Gray
  • Nape Color: Gray
  • Throat Color: Gray
  • Cere color: Yellow

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BODY

Gray Hawk Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 36-46 cm (14-18 in)
  • Weight: 510-538 g (18-19 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: Gray
  • Underparts: Gray with fine white barring and white coverts.
  • Upperparts: Gray
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Barred or banded
  • Breast Pattern: Barred or banded

FLIGHT

Gray Hawk Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Rapid shallow wingbeats and incredibly agile maneuvering in forests.
  • Wingspan Range: 81-97 cm (32-38 in)
  • Wing Shape: Broad-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Banded
  • Upper Tail: Black and white banded.
  • Under Tail: Black and white banded.
  • Leg Color: Yellow
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