Sharp-shinned Hawk
(Accipiter striatus)

Sharp-shinned Hawk
Sharp-shinned Hawk Information

10 - 14"

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

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.
Identification tips for Sharp-shinned Hawk
Calls of the Sharp-shinned Hawk
Range Maps:
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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 (subadult)
Sharp-shinned Hawk



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