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Cooper's Hawk (immature)

Accipiter cooperii

Habitat:

My yard

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10 Comments

James McNair
James McNair 6 years ago

Yes Desmond it had been

Desmond.E.S.O
Desmond.E.S.O 6 years ago

Looks like is raining.

James McNair
James McNair 6 years ago

Thank you again marirs

marirs
marirs 6 years ago

Fantastic

JoshuaGSmith
JoshuaGSmith 6 years ago

The juvenile red-shouldered don't have the vertical streaking on the breast, they have diamond like patterns instead.

James McNair
James McNair 6 years ago

Thank you sir!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Very nice portrait shot.

AshleyT
AshleyT 6 years ago

He's still young, doesn't know any better! I've had that happen with immature cooper's and red-tails before

James McNair
James McNair 6 years ago

Some of the references I googled look like Cooper's. Pretty brave bird, I got within a few feet of it and it just looked at me! So cool!

AshleyT
AshleyT 6 years ago

Pretty sure it's an immature cooper's hawk, but those thin legs make me want to say sharp-shinned. Streaking on the breast isn't right for sharp-shinned though

James McNair
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James McNair

Florida, USA

Spotted on Dec 31, 2014
Submitted on Jan 1, 2015

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