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Sharp-shinned Hawk --(Accipiter striatus) (58766 bytes)

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Sharp-shinned Hawk
Accipiter striatus

This young hawk spent some time chasing after a jay that has been coming to our house to get peanuts. Though Sharp-shinned Hawks will take jays, this one did not seem to know what it was doing.

Location: Hillcrest Drive, Sitka, Alaska

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