Tag Archives: Rough-legged Hawk

Red-tailed Hawk - Immature hunting along the road near Curwensville Dam (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Blizzard Raptors – Houtzdale WRS

Earlier today I ran the Houtzdale Winter Raptor Survey in Clearfield County. This 110 mile route meanders through pockets of grasslands, stripmines, agricultural fields, and forests from Tyrone to Curwensville…

One of three Pine Grosbeaks at the Collins Landing rest area - a lifer for most of the birders on our trip! This bird is an immature male because of the orange-red wash on its head and rump. (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)
Two of 3 Razorbills we saw at Barnegat Inlet, NJ (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)
This light type immature Rough-legged Hawk was the last raptor we found on our WRS route today. (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)
Eastern Screech-Owl - photo by Alex Lamoreaux
A dark type adult Rough-legged Hawk hovering near Taylor Hill Rd. (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)
A Prairie Falcon (adult male) having fun along the cliffs below Dedication Point - Photo taken in Idaho by Alex Lamoreaux, 2011
female light type Rough-legged Hawk