Songs and calls of some New York State birds


All sound files are mp3 files.
Images are adapted from drawings by Chester A. Reed, B. S. in Chapman.

Broad-winged Hawk
Buteo platypterus
A high, sharp, keen, penetrating whistle. (Chapman)
Limekiln Lake, August 1997.

Red-tailed Hawk
Buteo jamaicensis
An asthmatic squeal, keeer-r-r (slurring downward). (Peterson)
Long Island, April 1998.
Red-tailed Hawk mobbed by crows.
Crows mobbing a pair of Red-tails. (I edited out 6'' of my footsteps in the snow)
Long Island, January 2001.

Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
A loud screaming kee-yer, kee-yer (Chapman)
Woodbridge, Connecticut, April 2002.

Osprey Pandion haliaetus
Damariscotta Falls, Maine, April 1998.

Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
"Juvenile begs with repeated squeaky whistle kleer" (Sibley)
(Background: Red-bellied woodpeckers).
Long Island, July 2017

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Tony Phillips
Math Dept, Stony Brook University
tony at math.stonybrook.edu
July 8, 2017