Different Types of Hawks

Here are some pictures of different types of hawks.  You can use these images to identify which kind of hawks you are looking at if you are ever bird watching or hawk hunting.

buteo hawk picture
This picture is of a buteo hawk.

grassland hawk
This is a picture of a grassland hawk.

red shouldered hawk
This picture is of a red shouldered hawk.

red tailed hawk
This photo is of a red tailed hawk sitting in the top of a spruce tree.

sharp shinned hawk
This picture is of a hawk called a sharp shinned hawk.

sparrow hawk
Here’s a photo of a sparrow hawk sitting in a white birch tree.

taxien hawk
The hawks in this photo are referred to as taxien hawks.

red tailed hawk on poll
Here’s another image of a red-tailed hawk.  This one is perched on top of a telephone pole.

red tailed hawk photo
and here is one more photo of a red tailed hawk.  This guy is perched on a powerline.