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Sharp-shinned hawk (juvenile) - (Accipiter striatus)

 Sharp-shinned hawk (juvenile)

Size: 11 inches
Overall Color: gray
Occurrence: widespread
Diet: small birds
Nest: platform
Field Identification: hawk bill, streaked breast, barred tail
Season: year-round

Sharp-shinned hawk (juvenile)
Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: Falconiformes
Family: Accipitridae (accipiters)
Genus: Accipiter
species: striatus

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