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These Broad-winged Hawks Buteo platypterus were just a fraction of the c.35,000 we witnessed lifting off and migrating south at lunch time in McAllen, south Texas, on October 02, 2016:

CLICK HERE to see a short video of this spectacle, shot while standing on the sidewalk in a neighborhood of McAllen.

We saw at least four dark-morphs - here is a shot with two next to each other:

A closer look at a dark morph adult:

On this one the rufous-orange of the vent/lower belly and the underwing coverts creates the impression of a "rufous-morph" individual!