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Accipiter Denver Colorado (1 Viewer)


If I fire off enough shots, maybe just one of 'em
Leaning towards Sharp-Shinned, but I'm a long way from home!

Any clarification gratefully received.


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I think it's Sharp-shinned Hawk, too. Different angles show slightly different proportions, but I still think this bird has a small head and bulging secondaries. Tail shape is good for Sharpie, but it may be molting and I rarely use this as a primary feature. The underpart pattern is also good for immature (2cy if this year) Sharpie, with light horizontal barring where the flanks meet the underwings.
Streaks on the lower belly aren't substantially finer than those further up, which suggests sharp-shinned hawk.
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