CLOSED: Cooper's Hawk?

Fort Worth, TX(Zone 8a)

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

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Northumberland, United Kingdom(Zone 9a)

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)

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

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