Non-Breeding Birds Distribution Map

NatureMapping Observations throughout the year

Red-shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus)

The Washington Gap Analysis Project created breeding bird maps only. The non-breeding birds (e.g., wintering, pelagic (coastal), and birds expanding their ranges) are represented only by NatureMapping sightings.

NM observation maps

NatureMapping observations reported by townships throughout the year.

Species Distribution Information

This hawk is a high-soaring buteo that is fairly common in moist, mixed woodlands and is often seen near streams, in most of the eastern part of the US. It breeds in the northern states from Wisconsin and Michigan east, and in Ohio. During migration it is usually seen singly or in small flocks.

Text edited by Gussie Litwer
Webpage designed by Dave Lester