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Hawk ID southwest US (1 Viewer)

SWdesert

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I saw this hawk at my bird bath today and I'm not sure what species it is. Any ideas?
 

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Microtus

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Wouldn't this be a year-old bird with adult-colored upperparts that hasn't molted the streaked underparts feathers?

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KC Foggin

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Yes, a Cooper's Hawk.

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