|Common Name:||Hawk, Rough-legged|
|Scientific Name:||Buteo lagopus|
|Area:||Luckiamute Landing State Natural Area, Oregon|
|Date:||January 14, 2014|
This hawk is a winter only resident to the US from nesting sites in the Arctic, arriving in October and leaving in April. This is a light morph immature bird.
|Reference:||Birds of the Willamette Valley Region by Nehls, Aversa & Opperman / Kaufman Field Guide to Birds of North America Kaufman / The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America by Sibley||