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Bird Identification: CLOSED: Cooper's Hawk?

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Fort Worth, TX
(Zone 8a)

October 20, 2013
8:50 PM

Post #9690819

I viewed this bird flying high just south of Sonora, TX, this past weekend. Cooper's Hawk?

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United Kingdom
(Zone 9a)

October 21, 2013
4:01 PM

Post #9691459

The tail has square corners, the flanks are mottled (not streaked like the centre of the breast), and it looks lightweight - so I'd go for Sharp-shinned Hawk, first year.

Fort Worth, TX
(Zone 8a)

October 22, 2013
6:09 AM

Post #9691890

Res, Thanks for looking at this id and for explaining the important field marks! I really appreciate it.

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