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Raptors of North America
             
    Hawks
    Buteos: Species Comparisons
        Broad-winged Hawk (Buteo platypterus)   Broad-winged and Red-shouldered Hawks
        Ferruginous Hawk (Buteo regalis)   Northern Goshawk and Cooper's Hawk
        Red-shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus)   Sharp-shinned and Cooper's Hawks
        Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo janaicensis)   Broad-winged and Cooper's Hawks
        Rough-legged Hawk (Buteo lagopus)   Red-shouldered and Red-tailed Hawks
        Swainson's Hawk (Buteo swainsoni)   Swainson's and Red-tailed Hawks
      Accipiters:   Sharp-shinned Hawk and Merlin
        Cooper's Hawk (Accipiter cooperii)   Merlin and American Kestrel
        Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis)   Great-horned and Long-eared Owls
        Sharp-shinned Hawk (Accipiter striatus)   Spotted and Barred Owls
    Falcons Small Owls
      American Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)   Screech Owls and Relatives
      Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus)   Turkey and Black Vultures
      Merlin (Falco columbarius)   Golden and Bald Eagles
      Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)   Prairie Falcon and Peregrine Falcon
      Prairie Falcon (Falco mexicanus)   Peregrine Falcon and Gyrfalcon
          Large Buteos
    Owls      
      Barn Owl (Tyto alba pratincola) Developmental Series
      Barred Owl (Strix varia)   Red-shouldered Hawk
      Boreal Owl (Aegolius funereus)   Red-tailed Hawk
      Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia)
  Red-tailed Hawk
      Eastern Screech Owl (Megascops asio)   Cooper's Hawk
      Elf Owl (Micrathene whitneyi)   Northern Goshawk
      Great Gray Owl (Strix nebulosa)   Sharp-shinned Hawk
      Great-horned Owl (Bubo virginianus)   Barn Owl
      Ferruginous Pygmy Owl (Glaucidium brasilianum)   Barred Owl
      Flammulated Owl (Otus flammeolus)   Burrowing Owl
      Long-eared Owl (Asio otus)   Black Vulture
      Mottled Owl (Ciccaba virgata)   Turkey Vulture
      Northern Hawk Owl (Surnia ulula)    
      Northern Pygmy Owl (Glaucidium gnoma)    
      Northern Saw-whet Owl (Aegolius acadicus)    
      Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus)    
      Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiaca)    
      Spotted Owl (Strix occidentalis)    
      Whiskered Owl (Megascops trichopsis)
   
      Western Screech Owl (Megascops kennicottii)
   
    Harriers
      Northern Harrier (Circus cyaneus)  
    Kites
      Mississippi Kite (Ictinia mississippiensis)    
      White-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus)    
    Vultures
      Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus)
      Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura)
    Eagles
      Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)
      Golden Eagle (Buteo albicaudatus)
    Osprey
      Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)
     
     
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