- They feed by catching other birds on the wing.
- They have quite thin legs, sometimes described as "pencil thin."
- While they do migrate in other states, they are year-round residents in Utah.
- They are the smallest of the accipiter family.
- Their rounded wings and long tail make them extremely agile.
I hope to see him again soon, now that I know well what details to check, and with camera in hand to capture his poise and beauty. He's a rare treat, all the better for familiarity.