Help with Hawk Identification

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by The Sheriff, Feb 2, 2011.

  1. The Sheriff

    The Sheriff Crowing

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    These guys were scoping out our free rangers today. Would you say Cooper's hawk or red shouldered? Sorry the pictures are poor quality. It was from quite a distance with a telephoto lens then enlarged.

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  2. desertdarlene

    desertdarlene Songster

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    I would say either Cooper's or Sharp Shinned. More likely Cooper's because of the size and I can see a white tip on their tails.
     

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