So, I’ve asked lots of birders, photographers, and hawk fans, and most say that this is a juvenile Red-shouldered Hawk. But there’s still a strong contingent voting for Cooper’s Hawk. We have both here in our Wetlands. What do YOU think??
Monthly Archives: December 2022
An article published online recently in the Spotlight News Magazine: Corkscrew SIGHTINGS: In praise of the ubiquitous ibis highlighted this beautiful but common Florida wading bird.
A cousin of the Whip-poor will, the Chuck Will’s Widow is the largest nightjar in North America, and a permanent resident of Florida. They can be found mostly in the southeast US and as far south as the northwest tip of South America. This nocturnal bird forages for insects at dusk and dawn, but stays […]