Utah Bird Profile
  Ferruginous Hawk - Buteo regalis

Name Roots: (L. buteo, "a hawk" - regalis, "royal")

In Utah:   
characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a conifer or in a cliff at a height of 20-40 (6-55) feet, in a platform nest. This species is not a cowbird host. This species is a carnivore: ground hawker.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in pinyon-juniper and shrubsteppe habitats.

by Kent Keller

Other Photos - ID / Song

How to find:  

|   USGS Profile  (Geological Survey)    |   US Winter Range map   |   US Summer Range Map   |

Occur. (CS)

(See Legend)

Abbreviations  |  References  |  Legend  

Return to the Utah Birds Home Page