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"Sharp-shinned Hawk"
Sharp-shinned Hawk:    The Sharp-shinned Hawk received its name from the very thin, exposed lower leg of the hawk. Audubon referred to the Sharp-shinned Hawk as the "Sharp-shinned or Slate-coloured Hawk". Nuttall referred to it as the "American Brown or Slate-coloured Hawk".

 
Sauvie Island, Oregon ...

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Sharp-shinned Hawk, female, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Image taken March 19, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.
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Sharp-shinned Hawk, female, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Image taken March 19, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


Chapman Elementary School, Portland, Oregon ...

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Sharp-shinned Hawk, Chapman Elementary School, Portland, Oregon. Waiting on top of chimney for a Vaux's Swift dinner. Image taken September 26, 2009. Canon Rebel XSi, 200mm.

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Ridgefield NWR, Washington ...

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Sharp-shinned Hawk. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, August 15, 2010.

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