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Our regular visitor, a Cooper’s Hawk, is drinking at the birdbath again today.  via Instagram

August 2nd, 2018 Comments off

Evidence [Photo]

December 14th, 2016 Comments off

Evidence

Evidence

It looks like the Cooper’s Hawk has visited again, but this time it looks like it caught a pigeon instead of the usual mourning dove. I am not sure exactly when this happened as I only saw this evidence and not the attack itself. 

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Cooper’s Hawk (Accipiter cooperii) – 1 in a series [Video]

June 21st, 2016 Comments off

Cooper’s Hawk (Accipiter cooperii) – 1 in a series

This Cooper’s Hawk (Accipiter cooperii) has become an almost daily visitor to the garden in the last few weeks, so I’ll be sharing a series of video clips of its behaviors for those interested in raptors.

In this video you can see the hawk spreading its wings when a squirrel on the ground approaches too closely. I have seen this behavior several times in the past. sometimes with the squirrel actively chasing off the hawk.

Cooper's Hawk (Accipiter cooperii) - 1 in a series

 

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