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coopers hawk in the wild eating a desert mouse This Coopers Hawk was often seen in my backyard in Tucson, Arizona, USA. Many shots were taken which can be seen at <a href="http://stevo-photo.com" rel="nofollow">http://stevo-photo.com</a>. Accipiter cooperii,Coopers Hawk,birds of prey,hawk,prey Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

coopers hawk in the wild eating a desert mouse

This Coopers Hawk was often seen in my backyard in Tucson, Arizona, USA. Many shots were taken which can be seen at http://stevo-photo.com.

    comments (3)

  1. Fantastic spotting and well composed, welcome to JungleDragon, Stephen! Posted 4 years ago
  2. excellent shot Posted 4 years ago
  3. It looks very similar to Eurasian Sparrowhawk but a little larger, I wonder if they are related? Posted 4 years ago, modified 4 years ago

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Cooper's Hawk is a medium-sized hawk native to the North American continent and found from Southern Canada to Northern Mexico. As in many birds of prey, the male is smaller than the female. The birds found east of the Mississippi River tend to be larger on average than the birds found to the west.

Similar species: Falcons
Species identified by Stephen Philips
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Uploaded May 4, 2015.