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Hawk

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Sharp-shinned Hawk perched in a tree

The sharp-shinned hawk is a small hawk, in the range of 9-13 inches (24-34 cm) and with a wingspan of 17-22 inches (43-56 cm). Weight is about 3-8 ounces (85-227 grams). It is known for hanging out at bird feeders. However it does not eat the bird seed, it eats other birds! The female sharp-shinned hawk is nearly twice the weight of a male.

Sharp-shinned Hawk looking down from the tree

Sharp-shinned hawk looking for his next meal.

Red-tailed Hawk in flight showing off its nice wing span

Red-tailed Hawk in flight showing off its nice wing span

Right Profile - Red-tailed Hawk in flight

Red-tailed Hawk in flight

Red-tailed Hawk in flight, back-side view

Red-tailed Hawk in flight

Birds in the Wild