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I encountered 4 different Buteos in the same freshly tilled farmer's field late Wednesday afternoon in St. Mary's Island WMA, south of Council Bluffs, IA.  They stood between 50-75 yards from each other, and varying distances from where I stood at the edge  of the field.  The first 2 pics (same bird) I think is a Harlan's RTHA.  The 2nd pair of pics I'm pretty certain is a Swainson's Hawk.  The next pic (pretty far away) I have no idea what type of hawk.  The last pic (very far away) I think is a Krider's RTHA.

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1 hour ago, akandula said:

All of these are Swainson's. The first four photos are adults while the last two are a juvenile.

The brown hood and pale belly on the adults and streaked breast on the juvenile rule out Red-tailed.

I agree.

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2 hours ago, akandula said:

All of these are Swainson's. The first four photos are adults while the last two are a juvenile.

The brown hood and pale belly on the adults and streaked breast on the juvenile rule out Red-tailed.

I agree also.

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