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Cooper's Hawk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  We've got a pair of these birds living by us.

Cooper's Hawk - Accipiter cooperii - Native to the North American continent, this raptor of the family Accipitridae is found from southern Canada to northern Mexico. As in many birds of prey, the female is the larger of the sexes

Cooper's Hawk: Its rounded wings and long tail, which acts like a rudder on a ship, help the bird to maneuver through tight spots – such as a tangle of branches – to get at its quick moving prey.

Cooper's Hawk: It has rounded wings and long tail that acts as a rudder on a ship to help the bird to maneuver through tight spots such as a tangle of branches to get at its quick moving prey.

Cooper's Hawks capture birds with their feet and kill them by repeated squeezing. They have even been known to drown their prey. Three Cooper's Hawks were found in Central Park in this year's Bird Count.

Cooper's Hawks capture birds with their feet and kill them by repeated squeezing. They have even been known to drown their prey. Three Cooper's Hawks were found in Central Park in this year's Bird Count.(I had a Cooper's Hawk on my NYC terrace February

Cooper's Hawk  If you see a hawk near your bird feeder, it's probably a Cooper's Hawk. They feed on small birds, giving new meaning to 'bird feeder.'

Definitely not seed-eaters. They used to feast on baby bunnies at UVic (before the University got rid of the rabbits). Now, backyard bird enthusiasts may unwittingly be fattening songbirds for the Cooper's.

Cooper's Hawk by Dave Mills

Cooper's Hawk (Accipiter cooperii) North America, from Southern Canada to Northern Mexico

Cooper's Hawk by secondclaw on DeviantArt

Cooper’s Hawk Accipiter cooperii Common migrant and winter resident;

He greats me every morning as I walk with Willa my Springer.  I love them playful little athletes.  My dog not so much she has a phobia with these birds :) | Cooper's Hawk

He greats me every morning as I walk with Willa my Springer. I love them playful little athletes. My dog not so much she has a phobia with these birds :)

Cooper's Hawk (Accipiter cooperii) is a medium-sized hawk native to the North American continent and found from Southern Canada to Northern Mexico.

constant visitor in yard. Cooper's Hawk (Accipiter cooperii) is a medium-sized hawk native to the North American continent and found from Southern Canada to Northern Mexico.

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