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Cooper's Hawk

Accipiter cooperii

Description:

Hawk

Habitat:

Wooded area. My backyard

Notes:

Is this a Juvenile Sharp Shinned or Copper's Hawk?

2 Comments

AshleyT
AshleyT 5 years ago

Rounded tail feathers, obvious neck, uneven tail feather length, and no pencil-thin legs. All of those characters point to cooper's hawk.

Desmond.E.S.O
Desmond.E.S.O 5 years ago

it looks too "sparrowlike" to be a cooper's.

john.fermanis.sr
Spotted by
john.fermanis.sr

Illinois, USA

Spotted on Sep 3, 2015
Submitted on Sep 3, 2015

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