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Cooper's Hawk

Accipiter cooperii


Taken in an urban neighborhood. A Cooper's hawk with a hummingbird sitting on the branch above. I have been told that hummingbirds will nest near hawks' nests because hawks ward away predators. I haven't looked this up to see if it is true.

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Tucson, Arizona, USA

Spotted on Sep 21, 2011
Submitted on Jul 6, 2013

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