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Sharp-shinned Hawk discovered by Marcel Roy (#425)

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Sighting Info

Observed: November 30, 2010 @ 8:00 AM
Posted on: November 30, 2010 @ 7:42 AM (diff: 0 days)
A small hawk, the Sharp-shinned Hawk is a regular visitor to bird feeders, where it eats birds, not seed. The male and female show a greater disparity in size than any other American hawk; the female is nearly twice the weight of the male. Adult Description •Small hawk. •Tail long, barred, and ends with a square tip. •Wings short and rounded. •Adults with blue-gray back and wings, reddish barring on underparts. Female Description Adult female somewhat browner on back and less heavily barred than male. Immature Description Juveniles brown on back and wings. Underparts with coarse brown streaks. Thin white eyestripe. Underwing white with dark brown barring. Eyes yellow.

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