• Hook billed kite

    Common NameHook billed kite
    Scientific NameChondrohierax uncinatus
    Type of ReportRare Species
    Date of Observation02/14/2018
    Media
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    Number Observed1
    Reporting Observer's Namemichael Pass
    Mailing Address2082 main road
    West Haven, VT 05743
    United States
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    Date Completed02/14/2018
    Names & Emails of Other Contributing Observers

    Bird was found dead on my deck...it is now in my freezer if anyone wishes to view

    Latitude of Observation+43 39
    Longitude of Observation-073. 19
    Place NameHome
    TownshipWest Haven
    CountyRutland
    Time of Day10:00 AM
    Length of Time ObservedI have the specimen
    Maximum Estimated Distance from Bird (in feet)0
    Minimum Estimated Distance from Bird (in feet)0
    Optical Equipment Used for Observation

    Eyes

    Observer’s Previous Acquaintance With This or Similar Species

    None

    I certify that that attachments included with this report were captured during this observation event​​.
    Verbal Narrative & Description of Observation

    Bird was found on my deck in a frozen, well preserved state. It is now in my freezer.

    IMPORTANT: What similar species were eliminated when making the identification and how was this bird different?

    Used two field guides and eliminated common hawks of my area.

    This report was written from notes taken:Immediately After

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