The block can easily be made from squares and half square triangles by changing the large corner triangle to a square in the corner with half square triangles on each side. To make a 6" finished block, each square and half square triangle block will be 1 1/2" finished which means the squares would be cut at 2".
EQ7 owners can find the Hovering Hawks block under 01 Classic Pieced-Four Patch in the block library.
I made my block using just two units and paper pieced one of the sections (on the right) like so-
Here's how the four sections go together.
To get my templates and cutting instructions, go here.
Check out this link for a very different take on how to make this block!