Photo of the Week – An Aptly Named Hawk

Common Black Hawk
Common Black Hawk
Buteogallus anthracinus, Accipitridae
Ría Lagartos, Yucatán, Mexico
Nikon D5100, 70-300 mm f/4.5-5.6
November 18, 2014

This week a return to the Yucatán with this shot of a very cooperative Common Black Hawk. There are several neotropical black colored hawks but the extensive yellow lores help to separate the Common Black Hawk from co-occurring species.

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