Date: 2/13/20 2:22 pm From: 'Tom Shaffer' via Birders <birders...> Subject: Re: [birders] Re: Hawk ID
Hi Eve, possibly a juvenile Sharp-Shinned, or juvie Cooper's Hawk? Similar tail feathers.
According to Sibley "all perched accipiters can show bright white spots on back when feathers are fluffed".
On Thursday, February 13, 2020, 3:37:06 PM EST, Eve Wilson <evew...> wrote:
What would be sharp shin size with the same tail but white spots kind of like a red tail on its back instead of plain slate grey? I couldn’t see his front
Sent from my iPhone
> On Feb 13, 2020, at 2:48 PM, Eve Wilson <evew...> wrote:
> This lovely landed in my tree. It looks like a Sharp Shin but it has spots in its back which have me confused. Do immature Sharpies have spots?
> Eve, Ann Arbor
> Sent from my iPhone