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Cooper's or Sharp-shinned - CA (1 Viewer)


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Photo #1: I this bird near Los Angeles earlier this month.

Photos #2 & 3: I saw in Bishop, CA last week.

Any thoughts as to what these are?


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I would call both birds Sharpies. Bird 1, immature, and bird 2, adult, are both heavliy marked underneath and have tail feathers all the same length, and typical flying wing shape of Sharpies.
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