Broad-winged Hawk

Buteo platypterus
Conservation Status: Least Concern

The Broad-winged Hawk is a medium sized brown and white raptor that can be found across varying habitat on T&T. Most Broad-winged Hawks are migratory, and will gather in large flocks – called “kettles” – to migrate north. There is, however, a resident population of Broad-winged Hawks in NE Tobago.

Wing Span: 74-96 cm
Length: 35-43 cm
Weight: 450 g
Broad-winged Hawk

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