Broad-winged Hawk
Buteo platypterus
(L 15" WS 34" Wt 14 oz)
Med-sized hawk...migrates
on average 4,350 mi to
South America.
Estero Llano Grande
State Park, TX
02Nov2010
...by some estimates migratory
songbird populations are continuing
to fall by 3 percent or so a year.
Seventy percent of all eastern bird
species have seen population
declines since the 1960‘s.
(Bill Bryson, 1998)
Sheepshead Sanctuary
South Padre Island, TX
15Apr2014