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19 Hawks of North America You May Have Seen

List of hawks you can see in North America with identifying photos, closeup and flying.

 

Broad-Winged Hawk, 15 inches long, 25 inch wingspan, 13 oz weight

 

 

 

Red-Tailed Hawk, 21 inches long, 48 inch wingspan, 40 oz weight

 

 

Rough-Legged Hawk, 19 inches long, 38 inch wingspan, 33 oz weight

 

 

 

Northern Harrier, 19 inches long, 32 inch wingspan, 16 oz weight

 

 

Sharp-Shinned Hawk, 12 inches long, 18 inch wingspan, weighs 5 ounces

 

 

 

Cooper’s Hawk aka Goshawk, 16 inches long, 30 inch wingspan, 20 ounce weight

 

 

Red-Shouldered Hawk, 22 inches long, 40 inch wingspan, 40 ounces weight

 

 

 

Swainson’s Hawk, 20 inches long, 48 inch wingspan, 36 oz weight

 

 

 

Harris’s Hawk, 20 inches long, 43 inch wingspan, 26 oz weight

 

 

 

Ferruginous Hawk, 25 inches long, 53 inch wingspan, 55 oz weight

 

 

 

 

Gray Hawk, 20 inches long, 40 inch wingspan, 15 oz weight

 

 

 

White-Tailed Hawk, 20 inches long, 50 inch wingspan, 35 oz weight

 

 

 

Zone-tailed Hawk, 20 inches long, 50 inch wingspan, 26 oz weight

 

 

 

Common Black Hawk, 21 inches long, 50 inch wingspan, 30 oz weight

 

 

Short-Tailed Hawk, 40 inch wingspan, 14 oz weight

 

 

Great black Hawk, 24 inches long, 60 inch wingspan, 20 oz weight

 

 

Northern Goshawk, 22 inches long, 44 inch wingspan, 35 oz weight

 

 

Roadside hawk, 14 inches long, 10 oz weight

 

 

 

Crane hawk, 20 inches long, 10 oz weight

 

 

video how to identify hawks:

 

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