Cooper's Hawk — Accipiter cooperii

Order Falconiformes
Family Accipitridae
Genus Accipiter
Species cooperii
Like the Sharp-shinned Hawk, but larger; the tail is rounded at the tip. The Cooper's Hawk year-round resident in our area and is found in dense to open woods, scattered trees, and woodland borders.
Cooper's Hawk
© Lynn Whitmore, March 2014

Community Contributions

© Greg Moyers,
December 2012
© Lynn Whitmore,
March 2014

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Photo by Lynn Whitmore