Sharp-shinned Hawk

Diurnal Birds of Prey

Sharp-shinned Hawk

Accipiter striatus

Winter

Diurnal Birds of Prey

Sharp-shinned Hawk

Sharp-shinned Hawk

This long-tailed bird hawk has a dark back and rusty barred breast.  Immatures have rusty streaked underparts.  This hawk is very similar to the Cooper’s Hawk but slightly smaller.

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