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Juvenile Male(?) Cooper's Hawk
Juvenile Cooper's Hawk just hanging out in the birdbath. After much conferring on the Bird Q&A Board, this has been positively identified as a juvy Cooper's.
Urban/Suburban Backyard
South Miami, FL
Date taken
March 31, 2007
Scientific name
Accipiter Cooperii
Equipment used
Konica Minolta Dimage A2
This one looks like a juvenile Cooper's hawk because of it's tail size, it is long and you can see four definite bands, also the speckling is not as "tight" as it would be on a Sharpie. And, relative to the bird bath, it's size looks kid of big for a Sharpie. Note, the bird bath has to have super-shallow areas for the birds to "wade" into the bath. It looks kind of deep for the smaller sparrows and warblers. Regards, Raul
great stuff! which ever it is I wouldn't mind one of these in my bird bath I only get sparrows and starlings lol.

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