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Bird Identification: Cooper vs Sharp-Shinned?

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Lily_love

Lily_love
Central, AL
(Zone 7b)

December 9, 2011
3:45 PM

Post #8923116

Please help me differentiate b/w the two. Which one is this one please.

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Lily_love

Lily_love
Central, AL
(Zone 7b)

December 9, 2011
3:49 PM

Post #8923119

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Lily_love

Lily_love
Central, AL
(Zone 7b)

December 9, 2011
4:16 PM

Post #8923151

Last pix.

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Resin

Resin
Northumberland
United Kingdom
(Zone 9a)

December 9, 2011
5:02 PM

Post #8923200

Looks more like a Sharp-shin - all the tail feathers are the same length. On Cooper's, the outer tail feathers are distinctly shorter; it also has stouter legs (visibly thin ["sharp"] in the last pic).

Resin

Lily_love

Lily_love
Central, AL
(Zone 7b)

December 9, 2011
5:04 PM

Post #8923205

That would be a lifer for me. Thanks Resin.

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