sharp-shinned hawk definition by Webster's New World
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a small North American hawk (Accipiter striatus) with a dark-gray back and a barred, reddish-and-white breast, feeding mainly on small birds
sharp-shinned hawk definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A small North American hawk (Accipiter striatus) that has short rounded wings and a long tail, and preys on other birds.