Save the Birds : Restored Birds of the New London Public Museum
Collection:
Carr Natural History
Object ID:
1917.1.135
Object Name:
Specimen, Taxidermied
Description:
Rough legged Hawk. Female. Large hawk with brown upperparts, paler, streaked head, brown spotted white breast, and dark breast band. Legs are fully feathered. Wings are mostly pale below and dark edged. Upper half of tail is white, lower half is finely banded. Female and juvenile are more olive brown with dark belly bands and single, thick terminal tail bands.
Kingdom:
Animalia (Animals)
Phylum:
Chordata (Chordates)
Natural History Class:
Aves (Birds)
Natural History Order:
Falconiformes
Family:
Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles, Kites)
Genus:
Buteo
Date:
1889
Species:
lagopus
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Rough-legged Hawk before restorationRough-legged Hawk before restoration
Restored hawk on exhibitRestored hawk on exhibit