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Old Sunday 2nd December 2007, 16:46   #1
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Hawk-Louisville Kentucky

i think it is a juvenile sharp shinned maybe but not sure.. any ideas?
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Old Sunday 2nd December 2007, 17:15   #2
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Yes, I would agree with juv sharp shinned... looks a tad too small for Cooper's.
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Old Sunday 2nd December 2007, 17:17   #3
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Your bird is a juvenile Sharp-shinned Hawk - don't look half as powerful as a cooper's should.
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Old Sunday 2nd December 2007, 17:22   #4
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I think the colour of the breast streaking (and pattern of it) makes this juv Sharpy rather than Cooper's. And as has been said looks rather diminuitive.
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Ok.. thanks so much the id help.. i was very excited to see this bird in my backyard... He was rather small so i guess that would make it a sharp shinned...

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Old Sunday 2nd December 2007, 22:23   #6
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Also, legs like twigs.
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