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    Zone-tailed Hawk

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    Zone-tailed Hawk

    Buteo albonotatus
    • ORDER: Accipitriformes
    • FAMILY: Accipitridae
    Basic Description

    A dark, tropical hawk, the Zone-tailed Hawk just reaches the southwestern United States in Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas.

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    Other Names
    • Aguililla Aura (Spanish)
    • Buse à queue barrée (French)
    • Cool Facts