Cooper’s Hawk – 8/18/12
Observer: Paul Lauenstein
Observation Date: 8/18/12
Observation Time: 5:20 p.m.
Observation Location: 4 Gavins Pond Road (back yard)
Common Name: Cooper’s hawk
Scientific Name: Accipiter cooperii
Comments: This Cooper’s hawk perched on a branch in my back yard, and I photographed it through the window. Note the rounded tail, which differentiates it from a sharp-shinned hawk.
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