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I think it's a young bird. I took this shot about 25' away but cropped it to get a better view. The color on the front really did have a pink tint.

2 Species ID Suggestions

Jinga 9 years ago
peregrine falcon
Falco peregrinus peregrine falcon

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ChristyHolland 9 years ago

Nice capture of a coop! I'd love you to add this spotting to the mission Raptors of North America:

williefromwi 9 years ago

I will be the third to say coopers hawk.

DonnaPomeroy 9 years ago

I agree with Ava. It is most likely a Cooper's Hawk, based on distribution for this time of year.

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 9 years ago

I think this may be a Cooper's hawk or a Sharp-shinned Hawk.

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Oak Park, Illinois, USA

Spotted on Jun 13, 2012
Submitted on Jun 14, 2012

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