New Mexico Birds of Prey


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Cooper's Hawk, Accipiter cooperii, New Mexico

Accipitriformes, Accipitridae: Cooper's Hawk, Accipiter cooperii

Sharp-Shinned Hawk, Accipiter striatus, New Mexico

Accipitriformes, Accipitridae: Sharp-Shinned Hawk, Accipiter striatus

Immature Red-Tailed Hawk, Buteo jamaicensis, New Mexico

Accipitriformes, Accipitridae: Red-Tailed Hawk, Buteo jamaicensis (dark morph shown)

Swainson's Hawk, Buteo swainsoni, New Mexico

Accipitriformes, Accipitridae: Swainson's Hawk, Buteo swainsoni

Northern Harrier, Circus hudsonius, New Mexico

Accipitriformes, Accipitridae: Northern Harrier, Circus hudsonius

Bald Eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus, New Mexico

Accipitriformes, Accipitridae: Bald Eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus

Mississippi Kite, Ictinia mississippiensis, New Mexico

Accipitriformes, Accipitridae: Mississippi Kite, Ictinia mississippiensis

Osprey, Pandion haliaetus, New Mexico

Accipitriformes, Pandionidae: Osprey, Pandion haliaetus

Merlin, Falco columbarius, New Mexico

Falconiformes, Falconidae: Merlin, Falco columbarius

American Kestrel, Sparrow Hawk, Falco sparverius

Falconiformes, Falconidae: American Kestrel or Sparrow Hawk, Falco sparverius

Great Horned Owl, Bubo virginianus, New Mexico

Strigiformes, Strigidae: Great Horned Owl, Bubo virginianus