Tag Archives: Sharp-shinned Hawk

Early Spring in the 5MR

The weather has gone from winter rain to spring rain, still rather gloomy but definitely more pleasant overall. Spring migration is slowly picking up with new species gradually accumulating in my 5-Mile Radius. Most of the new sites that I … Continue reading

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A Bad Day to Be a House Finch

Sharp-shinned Hawk and House Finch. Photo by Marsha Rakestraw

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Sharp-shinned Hawk

This Sharp-shinned Hawk was trying to be inconspicuous while hanging out near the bird feeders. As usual, the songbirds were nowhere to be seen as long as this guy was around. Some of the field marks for distinguishing Sharp-shinned Hawks … Continue reading

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