Subject: [Tweeters] Tenino Harlan's Hawk again Date: Nov 18 11:47:31 2011 From: Bob Sundstrom - ixoreus at scattercreek.com
I now have a more complete picture of the hawk I first reported to Tweeters on 11/15 , having just seen it from the front while it perched. Underparts are bright white, with a narrow band of blackish streaks across the middle of the breast (compared to a broader band of streaks across the belly typical of calurus Western Red-tails). The face shows a light-dark contrast, with a darker eyeline and narrow malar against a lighter brown.
The bird is frequenting the tall cottonwoods and oaks and ashes along Scatter Ck., visible from where the creek crosses Mull St. (about a mile east of the town of Tenino). It has been perching within 100 yards of the roadway.