sharp-shinned hawk

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Related to Plain-breasted Hawk: Red Tailed Hawk, Sharp shinned hawk

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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