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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

BLACK HAWK-EAGLE IN FLIGHT, TRAIL TO CAVE, ASA WRIGHT NATURE CENTRE, ARIMA, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO

   We can ID this raptor as a Black Hawk-Eagle by its distinctive black and white checkered pattern on its outer flight feathers; long, narrow tail, rounded at end (not usually fanned in flight); thick gray bars on tail and wings tapering where they meet the body. 
   The Black Hawk-Eagle is a new species to our Photographic Life List, which now stands at 577.