Sharp-shinned hawk

The sharp-shinned hawk can be found in all of Florida, except the Keys, during the fall, winter, and springs months, usually from September to April. During the summer months, this hawk is found further north from north Georgia to Kentucky. In Florida, the sharp-shinned hawk occurs in forests, scrub, and open areas. It is a talented hunter that feeds on small birds and has a reputation for stalking bird feeders.

Photo credit: Peter May


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