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Sharp-shinned Hawk

Accipiter striatus

Description:

A couple of Sharp-shinned Hawk nesting in a Araucaria angustifolia. Parents constantly bringing prey to the two chicks, who have risked their first flights away from the nest.

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9 Comments

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 8 years ago

This spotting could go in the Hunters and Animal Feeding Behavior mission at http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/8463...

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 8 years ago

Fantastic!

animaisfotos
animaisfotos 9 years ago

Wonderful Photo. Thanks for sharing.

Kassius Santos
Kassius Santos 9 years ago

Liam, Accipiter striatus ventralis or Accipiter ventralis (full species) does not occurs here in southwest region from Brazil. His range are north of South America. This ones in the photos posted here are from subspecies erythronemius (Accipiter striatus erythronemius). Some authors recognize erythronemius as a full species, but not reconized here in Brazil. The CBRO (Comitê Brasileiro de Registros Ornitológicos) considers erytronemius a subspecies from Accipiter striatus.

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago

Well Shot,

ceherzog
ceherzog 9 years ago

Intense..excellent shots

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 9 years ago

fierce-looking eyes ! - great pic.

Liam
Liam 9 years ago

They look so different from the ones here in the US. Great photos!

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Lovely shot!

Kassius Santos
Spotted by
Kassius Santos

Itamonte, MG, Brazil

Spotted on Dec 13, 2011
Submitted on Dec 21, 2011

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