Utah Bird Profile
 Common Black-Hawk - Buteogallus anthracinus

Name Roots: (L. buteo, "a hawk"; gallus, "a domestic cock" - anthracinus, "coal black")

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characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a deciduous tree at a height of 20-30 (15-100) feet, in a platform nest. This species is not a cowbird host. This species is a carnivore: ground hawker.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in lowland riparian habitat.
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(Updated Mar 2004)



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