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Cooper's or sharp-shinned hawk? - Ontario, Canada (1 Viewer)

eskandar

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Canada
I see this is a recurrent question in this subforum but I've never seen either species before, so thought I'd ask. Spotted on the roof of a house in my neighbourhood backing onto a wooded area. I was fairly close to it. It seemed quite large. 13-14 inches maybe. Based on overall size, relative size of the head, and location, my guess would be Cooper's (male?). Thoughts?

EDIT: I'm in the Niagara Region in case that helps.
 

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