Utah Bird Profile
 Sharp-shinned Hawk - Accipiter striatus

Name Roots: (L. ad, "after"; capito, "take" - L. striatus, "stirped")

In Utah:  
characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a conifer or in a deciduous tree at a height of 10-60 (10-90) feet, in a platform nest. This species is not a cowbird host. This species is a carnivore: air and ground hawker.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in mixed conifer and mountain shrub habitats.

by Kent Keller

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