9 Hawks of Missouri You May Have Seen Flying Around

List of hawks you can see in Missouri 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





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




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