What kind of Hawk is that?

You spot a hawk, but you’re not sure what kind of hawk you’re seeing. Is it a Cooper’s? A Sharp-shinned? Red-shouldered or Red-tailed?

Hawks – Birds and Bloom

If you’re out birding and listing your sightings in eBird then you definitely want to know exactly what you’re looking at, in order to correctly report your sighting. Need some help to polish your hawk identification skills?

Here’s a great article from Birds & Blooms magazine with 5 tips to help you identify hawks accurately.


Do you have photos of hawks you’d like to share with Seabrook Island Birders? Send your photos to us and we’ll share them on our Instagram and Facebook pages. Email your pics to gabbygirl29455@gmail.com.

Happy Birding!

Article Submitted by: Gina Sanders

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