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Harris's Hawk

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Harris's Hawk
File:Harris's Hawk (Parabuteo unicinctus) 3 of 4 in set.png
Scientific classification e
Unrecognized taxon (fix): Parabuteo
Species: Template:Taxonomy/ParabuteoP. unicinctus
Binomial name
Parabuteo unicinctus
(Temminck, 1824)

P. u. harrisi
P. u. superior
P. u. unicinctus


Falco harrisii Audubon 1839
Buteo harrisii Audubon 1840

Other names[edit]


Harris's Hawk is mainly black, with rufous shoulders and "trousers"; white bands at base and tip of tail.[2]

Immatures have long tails, rufous shoulders.[2]

Similar species[edit]







  1. "Parabuteo unicinctus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 Peterson, Roger Tory (1961). A Field Guide to Western Birds. Houghton Mifflin Company. ISBN 039513692X. 

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