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Hawks in illinois

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Red-tailed Hawk

Buteo jamaicensis

10-21 years

Open field, desert,  roadside, park,  woodland

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Cooper's Hawk

Accipiter  cooperii

7-12 years,  though longer  in captivity

Open field, desert,  roadside, park, woodland

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Sharp-shinned Hawk

Accipiter striatus

3-7 years, though  can live longer

Dense forest, but migrates to open woodland and suburban area

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Red-shouldered Hawk

Buteo lineatus

15-19 years

Wooded area near water source, such as river and swamp

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Broad-winged Hawk

Buteo  platypterus

4-12 years

Forest and woodland, particularly near water

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Rough-legged Hawk

Buteo  Lagopus

10-15 years

Open and arctic habitat, winters in open field and prairie

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Northern Harrier Hawk

Circus hudsonius

12-16 years

Open habitat like marsh, grassland, and field

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American Kestrel Hawk

Falco sparverius

5-11 years

Open area with short ground vegetation and sparse tree, urban area

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Swainson's Hawk

Buteo swainsoni

Up to 20 years

Grassland, prairie, farmland, and desert

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Northern Goshawk

Accipiter gentilis

10-15 years, up to  20 years in some  cases

Dense forest, both coniferous and broadleaf