Lower American River Bank Protection
Sacramento River Bank Protection
North Area Local Project
Natomas Levee Improvement Program
South Sacramento Streams Group
Folsom Joint Federal Project
American River Common Features
Anticipatory Erosion Control Program
Giant Garter Snake
Burrowing Owl
Valley Elderberry Longhorn Beetle
Swainson's Hawk
Vernal Pools
Lower American River Task Force
North Area Round Table
Levee Vegetation Symposium
California Levees Round Table
SWAINSON'S HAWK (Buteo swainsoni)

Swainsons Hawk Photo

The Swainson's Hawk is listed as threatened by the California Department of Fish and Game, and as a Federal Species of Concern with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

For specific information on the identification, distribution and natural history of the Swainson's Hawk see the links below.

CDFG Swainson's Hawk Survey protocol/methodology

University of California Davis, Veterinary Genetics Lab

Friends of Swainson's Hawk

University of Michigan, Museum of Zoology

U.S. Geological Survey


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