Sharp Shinned Hawk - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

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Sharp-shinned Hawk (Accipiter striatus)

Bird, Urban Adapter

  • Year-round range is northeastern and western United States, and winter range is central and southeast United States.
  • Bluish-gray back and head and with light-colored breast and belly covered by heavy reddish-brown barring
  • Habitat includes wooded areas and yards with bird feeders
  • Carnivore, eating primarily birds