Thursday, January 16, 2014

Connecticut Audubon Bird Finder for January 17: Rough-legged Hawk

roughleggedMorganRough-legged Hawk
Buteo lagopus

Where to find it: When this species leaves its tundra breeding grounds it looks for areas with the most abundant food source. In Connecticut this mean marshes and open field areas. Right now one of the best sites to see Rough-legged Hawks seems to be Short Beach in Stratford, where they have been spotted for the last two months. Read the rest here...

Photo by Don Morgan.

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