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sharp-shinned hawk


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A small North American hawk (Accipiter striatus) that has short rounded wings and a long tail, and preys on other birds.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The smallest hawk to reside in USA and Canada, which preys on songbirds, Accipiter striatus


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