broad-winged hawk

I added a new bird to my life list today.
I was near a small pond when a hawk dashed out of the trees.
I thought first that it was an Accipiter – maybe a Cooper’s hawk.
It wasn’t. It was a small Buteo.
The dark line along the trailing edges of the wings and the bold central white tail strip were diagnostic.
I had just seen a broad-winged hawk.     2 photos

WALK0239 06-14-16 @ 13-54-25 Anderson Park broad-winged hawk

WALK0234 06-14-16 @ 13-54-24 Anderson Park broad-winged hawk

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