Sharp-Shinned Hawk – 3/28/11
Observer: Josh Simons
Observation Date: 3/28/11
Observation Time: 9:00 a.m.
Observation Location: Moose Hill Parkway
Common Name: Sharp-shinned Hawk
Scientific Name: Accipiter striatus
Comments: Sharp-shinned Hawks are birds of the forest and forest edge, and are not found where trees are scarce or scattered, except on migration. They require dense forest, ideally with a closed canopy, for breeding.
More Information: Cornell Lab of Ornithology “All About Birds”