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". 

Cool!   Tom




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
Eve

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> On Feb 13, 2020, at 2:48 PM, Eve Wilson <evew...> wrote:
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> 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
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