Sparrowhawk

by Anne
(Toronto, Ontario, Canada)

Sparrowhawk

Sparrowhawk

I found this fellow sitting in our backyard oak tree. He sat there for about five minutes and then flew away. Apparently Sparrowhawks are not that common here in Southern Ontario.

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Jan 14, 2017
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Young Sparrow Hawk
by: Robena Tyndall

Young Sparrow Hawk hit our windows this afternoon. Thankfully it was only stunned and after resting in a bush, flew away.

Feb 22, 2016
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Sparrow Hawk
by: Robena Tyndall

There is a Sparrow Hawk that frequents my back garden in Mid-western Ontario. We live on a high bank above a river.

Apr 14, 2015
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Spring visitor
by: Anonymous

I just watch a beautiful Sparrow Hawk capture a poor unfortunate Sparrow picking through the pile of cast off seeds and shells under my winter feeder. Low approach using bright sun and trees for surprise attack.

Jan 19, 2015
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First Sparrowhawk that I've ever seen.
by: Richard

I think I just had a sparrowhawk sitting on the telephone pole in my back yard. Not sure if it was a sparrowhawk, but my father says it might have been. It flew so easily, like it took no effort whatsoever to get airborne. I didn't have time to grab a picture because it was only on the pole for about 10 seconds before it flew away. Gorgeous bird.

Feb 09, 2013
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Sparrowhawk in Downtown Toronto
by: Anonymous

On February 8, 2013, we had a visit from our local Sparrowhawk, near Queen and Broadview in downtown Toronto. It was sitting on a branch in our snow filled garden, feasting on a sparrow. Our neighbour feeds the birds year round and so provides lots of opportunity for the hawks next meal.

Jan 27, 2012
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More common than thought
by: J B Redmond

In the Beamsville to Niagara Falls area Sparrowhawks are very common.

We have two here at my home in Beamsville that attack sparrows and even Blue Jays at my bird feeder.

Our friend in Ridgeway, Ontario, has the same at their bird feeder.

Apr 05, 2010
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nice
by: Carolyn

Good picture

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