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"White List" of Hawks That Aid Conservation

Painting by the ornithological artist Louis Agassiz Fuertes (1874-1927) depicting hawks that supposedly aid conservation efforts. From top left they are: Red-tailed hawk (Buteo jamaicensis), Red-shouldered hawk (Buteo lineatus), Broad-winged hawk (Buteo platypterus), Marsh hawk (a.k.a. Northern harrier, Circus cyaneus), Sparrow hawk (a.k.a. American kestrel, Falco sparverius), and an unidentified hawk. For each species an adult and a juvenile are depicted. This image was created to record the game bird activities of the New York State Conservation Commission.
Identifier: NYSA_14297-87_206
Date: 1918
Contributor: Fuertes, Louis Agassiz
Language: English
Repository: New York State Archives
Source: New York State Archives, New York (State). Conservation Dept. Photographic prints and negatives, [ca. 1904-1949], 14297-87, SARA No. 206.
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