adult; grey plumage; dark barring underneath (Mexico; 2011-03-16)

Grey-lined (or Grey) Hawk
Buteo nitida

Native Range: North America and Middle America

Notes: a small grey buteo of Central America; range barely extends into the United States (in southeastern Arizona).

yellow cere; grey-and-white banded tail (Mexico; 2011-03-16)

juvenile; brown plumage; streaked underparts (Mexico; 2011-03-16)

juvenile in flight; note banding pattern on the tail (Mexico; 2011-03-16)

adult posing for a portrait (Mexico; 2011-03-16)

dorsal view of a Grey Hawk against a grey sky (Costa Rica; 2008-11-08)