Harris’s Hawk is a medium-large bird that is overall, a brown color with bright shoulders, and white at the tip of its tail. Juveniles can have various white markings on their underbellies. These hawks can be recognized from their angry sounding, grating call when they feel threatened. These calls are known to last for up to three seconds. Harris’s Hawks nest in tall trees and build their nests from sticks, while they are even known to build their nests in manmade structures.