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This is actually an adult light-morph Broad-winged Hawk. Note the broad wings, barred underparts, strongly banded tail, and thin dark outline of the light-colored wing.

  • Adult light-morph Swainson’s Hawks would have darker flight feathers (creating a broader trailing edge).
  • Adult dark-morph Swainson’s Hawks would have much darker underwings and body overall.

All plumages of Swainson’s have much slimmer, pointier wings.

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