Sharp-Shinned Hawk Animal Pictures

Accipiter striatus

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Young sharp-shinned hawk standing on freshly killed bobwhite quail

Young sharp-shinned hawk standing on freshly killed bobwhite quail
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Sharp-shinned hawks impale their prey with their elongated toes with sharp talons.

Sharp-shinned hawk flying against a cloudless blue sky

Sharp-shinned hawk flying against a cloudless blue sky
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Sharp-shinned hawks can fly as high as 13,000 feet

Closeup profile of a sharp-shinned hawk against a blurred background

Closeup profile of a sharp-shinned hawk against a blurred background
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Sharp-shinned hawks have black hooked beaks with yellowish ceres.

A sharp-shinned hawk perched on a piece of wood against a blurred background

A sharp-shinned hawk perched on a piece of wood against a blurred background
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Sharp-shinned hawks are between 11 and 15 inches long, weigh between 5.5 and 8 ounces, and have a wingspan of 23 to 27 inches.

Closeup of sharp-shinned hawk in profile with blue sky backdrop

Closeup of sharp-shinned hawk in profile with blue sky backdrop
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Sharp-shinned hawks have large eyes.