Very Small Hawk

This is a small hawk that was at my bird feeder. I think it is a sharp skinned hawk but I am not sure. Any experts out there?

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Joanieq says ... on Monday, May 5 at 9:49 AM

I have found some pictures in the Audubon Ap on my Kindle Fire and I a now convinced it is a sharp skinned hawk.

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Lrhammsr says ... on Friday, May 2 at 7:44 PM

Great pic. I think if u look up North American Kestrel you will find this is what bird is. His markings are like those of the Sharp Shinned and Coopers but Kestrel is a very small hawk. BEAUTIFUL picture.

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Geode says ... on Friday, May 2 at 10:20 AM

Nice catch!

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Observingnature says ... on Thursday, May 1 at 8:35 PM

I find it hard to tell the difference between Sharpshined and Cooper hawks. Beautiful capture of a hawk for sure.

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theview says ... on Thursday, May 1 at 6:46 PM

Congratulations on the 5:30 news!

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theview says ... on Thursday, May 1 at 4:30 PM

Great catch. I found a Sharp Shinned hawk that looks just like this one.

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