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This is a re-post of a Hawk photographed in the north central Panhandle of Texas.  Photo taken 5-14-19.  Species thrown out on my original post were possibly immature Broad-winged Hawk, Red-shouldered Hawk and Gray Hawk although it would be way north of it's range.  Thanks in advance.


Sharp-shinned Hawk eating a Great-plains Skink-1Sharp-shinned Hawk eating a Great-plains Skink-4


Sharp-shinned Hawk eating a Great-plains Skink-6


Sharp-shinned Hawk eating a Great-plains Skink-8


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This is NOT a Sharp-shinned or Red-shouldered.  Sharpies have different tail patterns, longer tails, and light eyes, and Red-shouldereds have barring on the secondaries among other things.  Juvie Gray Hawk is the closest I've found, but I'm not sure at all.  Do you have a photo that better shows the tail length?

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