American Sparrow hawk - Unisex Jersey Short Sleeve Tee

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The American Sparrow hawk, also known as the American Kestrel, is a small but mighty bird of prey that is found throughout North and South America.

This classic unisex jersey short sleeve tee fits like a well-loved favorite. Soft cotton and quality print make users fall in love with it over and over again. These t-shirts have-ribbed knit collars to bolster shaping. The shoulders have taping for better fit over time. Dual side seams hold the garment's shape for longer.

Here are some fun facts about this fascinating bird:

  • Size and Appearance: The American Sparrow hawk is one of the smallest raptors in North America, measuring only about 9 to 12 inches in length and weighing around 3.5 to 4.5 ounces. It has a distinctive, pointed head and a long, narrow tail, which helps it maneuver through the air with great speed and agility. The male of the species is more brightly colored than the female, with striking blue and rusty red plumage on its head and wings.
  • Hunting Skills: Despite its small size, the American Sparrow hawk is a fierce hunter, preying on a variety of small animals including insects, small mammals, and birds. It hunts from a perch, swooping down to catch its prey in mid-air with its sharp talons. It is also known for its ability to hover in mid-air, using its wings to maintain its position while scanning the ground for prey.
  • Nesting Habits: American Sparrow hawks typically nest in tree cavities, old woodpecker holes, or man-made structures such as nest boxes. The female will lay a clutch of 3 to 7 eggs, which are incubated for about a month before hatching. Both parents take turns caring for the chicks, feeding them a diet of small prey items until they are ready to fledge.
  • Range: American Sparrow hawks are found throughout North and South America, from Alaska and Canada to as far south as Tierra del Fuego. They are also found in parts of Europe, Asia, and Africa. They are able to tolerate a wide range of habitats, from grasslands and prairies to urban and suburban areas.
  • Conservation Status: While the American Sparrow hawk is still a common species throughout most of its range, populations have declined in some areas due to habitat loss, pesticide use, and competition with other species such as European Starlings. However, conservation efforts such as the installation of nest boxes and the preservation of grasslands and other open habitats have helped to stabilize populations in some areas.

.: 100% Airlume combed and ringspun cotton (fiber content may vary for different colors)
.: Light fabric (4.2 oz/yd² (142 g/m²))
.: Retail fit
.: Tear away label
.: Runs true to size

:: Size ::
These t shirts run true to size. This means that if you are normally a medium then order the medium size.


Turn inside out. Machine wash cold. Tumble dry low. Do not bleach. Do not iron directly on design.


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This is from Jhon James Audubon’s book “Birds of America.” This is his most famous work as a Naturalist. His works are now public domain now and these are shared Courtesy of the John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove, Montgomery County Audubon Collection, and Zebra Publishing for us to all enjoy and use.