sharp-shinned hawk

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sharp-shinned hawk

 (shärp′shĭnd′)
n.
A small hawk (Accipiter striatus) of North and Central America that has short rounded wings and a rusty breast and preys on other birds.
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Bicolored Hawk, Thorstrom and Quixchan 2000; Rufous-thighed Hawk [A.
Parana pine is the preferred nesting tree of the Rufous-thighed Hawk according to Seipke and Cabanne (2008).
Bicolored Hawk, Bierregaard 1994; Rufous-thighed Hawk, Seipke and Cabanne 2008).
The remaining 2% (n = 112) were: Turkey Vulture (n = 26), King Vulture (Sarcoramphus papa, n = 30), Western Osprey (Pandion haliaetus, n = 5), Hook-billed Kite (Chondrohierax uncinatus, n = 2), Rufous-thighed Kite (Harpagus diodon, n = 12), Long-winged Harrier (Circus buffoni, n = 1), Rufous-thighed Hawk (Accipiter erythronemius, n = 12), Great Black Hawk (Buteogallus urubitinga, n = 2), Savanna Hawk (B.
Migration peak Species Total Count Date Black Vulture Coragyps atratus (c) 747 104 14 Mar Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura (c) 26 6 17 Mar King Vulture Sarcoramphus papa (b) 30 13 17 Mar Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus (a) 5 2 17 Mar Hook-billed Kite Chondrohierax uncinatus (b) 2 2 25 Mar Snail Kite Rostrhamus sociabilis (c) 396 130 23 Mar Rufous-thighed Kite Harpagus diodon (b) 12 6 2 Apr Mississippi Kite Ictinia mississippiensis (a) 5,571 2,507 29 Mar Long-winged Harrier Circus buffoni (c) 1 1 19 Mar Rufous-thighed Hawk Accipiter erythronemius (c) 12 7 15 Mar Great Black Hawk Buteogallus urubitinga (c) 2 1 14 Mar Savanna Hawk B.
Actual notes on the plates, such as those used for the Rufous-thighed Hawk (Accipiter erythronemius) complex would have been helpful.