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Old Monday 23rd July 2007, 23:17   #1
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Hawk in California - ID Help Please

I was at a park in Hayward today and saw this hawk. I lightened up the photo in PS for more detail. A juvenile something....Cooper's? I am just not sure.

Any help is much appreciated.

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Old Monday 23rd July 2007, 23:28   #2
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That would be a Red-shouldered Hawk race elegans. As far as aging, I would say that this is a juvenile.
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Old Monday 23rd July 2007, 23:29   #3
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Thank you so much, Tayler. I appreciate the response.
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I second Red-shouldered Hawk.
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I agree with Red-shouldered Hawk.
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Thank you, thank you!!
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