Black-Winged Hawk (Plate CCCLII from The Birds of America)

John James Audubon, American (born Haiti), 1785 - 1851



Hand colored engraving on paper

Plate: 30 3/8 × 21 1/4 in. (77.1 × 54 cm)

Sheet: 34 1/4 × 23 3/4 in. (87 × 60.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Robert and Joan Desky in honor of Churchill P. Lathrop



Robert Havell


Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, upper left: No. 71; upper right: Plate CCCLII; printed, in margin, lower left: Drawn from Nature by J.J. Audubon. F.R.S. F.L.S.; lower center: Black-Winged Hawk. / FALCO DISPAR, TEMM. / Male 1. Female 2.; lower right: Engraved, Printed and Coloured by R. Havell. 1837.

This record is part of an active database that includes information from historic documentation that may not have been recently reviewed. Information may be inaccurate or incomplete. We also acknowledge some language and imagery may be offensive, violent, or discriminatory. These records reflect the institution’s history or the views of artists or scholars, past and present. Our collections research is ongoing.

We welcome questions, feedback, and suggestions for improvement. Please contact us at: