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Cooper's Hawk

Accipiter cooperii

Description:

It was on a pine tree branch, it stayed there for a long time.

Habitat:

Pine forest in Zion National Park

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7 Comments

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 7 years ago

Thank you Joshua Asel and Ali Hemati . I was using a 300 mm lens but I was standing only 15 feet ( 5 m) away from it. I guess it knew it was a National Park and nobody wanted to hurt it.

Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 7 years ago

Very Nice...

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 7 years ago

great shots man! what mm lens are you using?

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 7 years ago

Now thanks to Ava T-B it has the correct ID.

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 7 years ago

Thank you Gerardo. Thank you Ava for the correction, I'll look into it.

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 7 years ago

I think this is a Cooper's Hawk or a Sharp-shinned Hawk. It's not a Peregrine

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 7 years ago

Ecxelente :)

LuisStevens
Spotted by
LuisStevens

Utah, USA

Spotted on Apr 7, 2013
Submitted on Apr 28, 2013

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