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8 Hawks in Illinois That You May See

List of hawks you can see in Illinois 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

 

 

 

 

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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