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Cooper's Hawk

Accipiter cooperii

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Cooper's Hawk
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's Hawk


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5 Comments

Liam
Liam 8 years ago

Definite Coop here. The pale nape, thick legs, and round tail make it a Coop over Sharpie.

evenlake
evenlake 8 years ago

Ah. The sharp-shinned vs coopers dilemma. Don't think I can weigh in, but it's a good sighting nevertheless.

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 8 years ago

Beautiful series! I am fairly confident in the ID. Sharp-shinned Hawks are very similar in appearance but are a bit smaller and the coloring is a little different on the head and nape. Cooper's Hawks have longer necks as well.

I think it may be a Sharp-shinned Hawk - not entirely sure though. Great series!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Nice series!

Reza Hashemizadeh
Spotted by
Reza Hashemizadeh

Los Angeles, California, USA

Spotted on May 28, 2012
Submitted on May 28, 2012

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