Sharp-shinned Hawk

Accipiter striatus - Épervier brun

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Accipitriformes

  • Family
    :

    Accipitridés

  • Genus
    :

    Accipiter

  • Species
    :

    striatus

Descriptor

Vieillot, 1808

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 34 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 51 à 69 cm.
  • Weight
    : 85 à 208 g
Longevity

13 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Sharp-shinned Hawk (Accipiter striatus) is a species of bird in the Accipitridae family.

Subspecific information 7 Subspecies

  • Accipiter striatus perobscurus (Queen Charlotte Is.. British Columbia, Canada.)
  • Accipiter striatus velox (Canada, USA)
  • Accipiter striatus suttoni (s New Mexico. sw USA. to e Mexico)
  • Accipiter striatus madrensis (sw Mexico)
  • Accipiter striatus fringilloides (Cuba)
  • Accipiter striatus striatus (Hispaniola)
  • Accipiter striatus venator (Puerto Rico)

Foreign names

  • Épervier brun,
  • Gavilán Americano,
  • Gavião-miúdo (Gavião-de-canela-fina),
  • Eckschwanzsperber,
  • csíkos karvaly,
  • Amerikaanse Sperwer,
  • Sparviere americano,
  • Amerikansk sparvhök,
  • Tverrhalehauk,
  • jastrab čiarkový,
  • krahujec americký,
  • Amerikansk Spurvehøg,
  • amerikanvarpushaukka,
  • esparver nord-americà,
  • krogulec zmienny,
  • strīpainais vanags,
  • Полосатый ястреб,
  • アシボソハイタカ,
  • 纹腹鹰,
  • 條紋鷹,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Boreal, Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Moist, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Urban Areas, Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

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