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Sharp-shinned Hawk
(Accipiter striatus)

    
        
Sharp-shinned Hawk
 
Sharp-shinned Hawk Information

Length:
10 - 14"

Habitat:
Coniferous or mixed forests, forest openings, forest edges, open woodlands near brushy areas.

Diet:
Mostly small birds (especially, songbirds), including sparrows, finches, and warblers; some medium-sized birds; some small mammals such as mice, shrews, and voles; frogs, lizards, snakes, large insects.
 
Sharp-shinned Hawk ID TipsIdentification tips
for the Sharp-shinned Hawk
 
Range Maps:
(Click map to enlarge.)
 
S-Shinned Hawk Breeding Map S-Shinned Hawk Winter Map      USGS
     
Breeding Map          Winter Map (CBC)     
 
Additional photos and information:

Sharp-shinned Hawk
Photos, identifying characteristics, range, habitat, nesting, feeding habits, and conservation status of Sharp-shinned Hawk. (From the Raptor Center)

Sharp-shinned Hawk
Photo of juvenile Sharp-shinned Hawk in flight. (From the Virtual Birder)
 
Sharp-shinned Hawk (subadult)
Sharp-shinned Hawk
 
     
   

 

 


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