Screeching brown/ grey/ white bird aggressive towards birds

by Michele
(Northern MI)

There are about 6 of these birds around our home in Northern MI. We are on the water. They sit perched and attack other birds only to leave them 1/2 eaten on the ground. They are very very loud and not small. Two actually came close to my mom and I and ran into our window. I will take a picture

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Aug 01, 2015
Screeching brown/grey/white aggressive bird NEW
by: John P

Based on the coloration, size and behavior of this bird I am guessing it may be a Sparrow Hawk.

If you google Sparrow Hawk there are some excellent pictures that you can view to see if it matches the birds you are seeing.

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