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Common Name:Hawk, Sharp-shinned
Scientific Name:Accipiter striatus
Area:Salemtowne - Salem, Oregon
Date:November 17, 2013

Sharp-shinned Hawks are quite similar in appearance as Cooper's Hawks, but Sharp-shinned are smaller, with a more rounded head which is smaller in relation to its body, and spindly legs. An adult is shown in the above photo, below photos are of juveniles.

Salemtowne - Salem, Oregon - - - March 7, 2014

Santee Lakes - Santee, California - - - December 16, 2010

Reference:Kaufman Field Guide to Birds of North America by Kaufman / The Sibley Guide to Birds by Sibley