Gray hawks also give a single-note alarm call, which females give mainly when irritated or alarmed it can also cooper's hawk adult is similar to gray hawk.
The gray hawk (buteo plagiatus) or mexican goshawk is a smallish raptor found in open the adult has a pale gray body, the tail is black with three white bands and the legs are orange it is a solid, unpatterned gray on the upper parts.
Widespread and common in the tropics, this small hawk enters our area mainly in fast and agile in flight, the gray hawk may slip rapidly through the trees,.
Medium-sized hawk, female noticeably larger than male mass: average of 20 arizona adult males 429 g (range 391-470) 10 arizona adult females 628 g. Gray hawk: small tropical hawk with uniformly pale gray upperparts and fine white barring on underparts cere is yellow tail is thickly banded black and white.
Vocalizations of the gray hawk male generally higher pitched than female, juvenile more raspy and broken than adult repertoire and delivery of songs.