Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hawks, Eagles and Kites :: Sharp-shinned Hawk
Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
Described by: Vieillot (1807)
Alternate common name(s): White-breasted Hawk
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeN. and c. North America; West Indies; Mexico to c. Central America;
(1) W. Canada (Queen Charlotte Is.).
(2) W. and c. Alaska, Canada (n. Yukon, w. and s. Mackenzie, n. Saskatchewan to Labrador, Newfoundland) s. in the United States s. to c. California, c. Arizona, s. New Mexico, s. Texas, n. Gulf States (Alabama) and South Carolina.
The West Indies:
(5) Puerto Rico.
(6) Sw. United States in s. New Mexico and n. Mexico in the highlands to Vercruz.
(7) Sw. Mexico (Gerrero and perhaps w. Oaxaca) .
Winters s. to Panama.
(8) S. Mexico (Chiapas, Oaxaca), Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador and nc. Nicaragua.
North America n. of Mexican border
Summer: c. ALK, YUK, sw. NWT, BCO (Vancouver Is.), ALB, SAS, c. MAN, c. ONT, c. QUE, sc. LAB, NFD, NBR, PEI, NSC, s. to ne., c. and e. WAS, c., ex. ne. and se. ORG, n. CAL, n., e. and s. IDH, NEV, UTH, ne. ARZ, nw. and w. NMX, COL, WYO, w. MON, w. TEX (Big Bend), SDK (Black Hills) and ne. NDK, MIN, WIS, IWA, MOU, ne. ARK, ILL, MIC, IND, OHO, KTY, TEN, n. MIS, n. ALA, n. GEO, ex. w. SCA, c. NCA, WVA, VIR, MYD, DEL, PEN, NJY, NYK, CNT, RID, HAS, VMT, NHP, MAE;
Winter: coastal s. ALK, coastal BCO (Vancouver Is.), WAS, ORG, CAL, IDH, w. MON, NEV, UTH, ARZ, WYO, COL, NMX, s. SDK, NEB, KAN, OKA, TEX, se. MIN, s. WIS, IWA, ILL, MOU, ARK, LOU, s. MIC and ex. s. ONT, IND, OHO, KTY, WVA, TEN, MIS, ALA, n. NYK, PEN, MYD, DEL, VIR, NCA, SCA, GEO, FLA, NJY, CNT, RID, n. VMT, n. NHP, MAS, s. and e. MAE, e. NBR, PEI, NSC and ex. sw. NFD;
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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