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Cooper's Hawk

Accipiter cooperii

Description:

A medium-sized hawk with the classic accipiter shape: broad, rounded wings and a very long tail. Adults are steely blue-gray above with warm reddish bars on the underparts and thick dark bands on the tail.

Habitat:

Wooded habitats from deep forests to leafy subdivisions and backyards. They are found almost every in between Soutern Canada and Northern Mexico.

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hood772
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hood772

Plainfield, Illinois, USA

Spotted on May 6, 2014
Submitted on May 6, 2014

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