Cooper's Hawk?

by Sherrill
(Brampton, Ontario, Canada )

Hawk on the lawn

Hawk on the lawn

Hawk on the lawn


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I had just pulled into the driveway in Brampton when a large bird flew over my hood and grabbed another bird from the lawn near my car.

There was a flurry of feathers and by the time I grabbed my phone I managed a few pics.

It was a vicious attack and there were a lot of flying feathers.

I am familiar with the Red Tailed Hawks in the neighbourhood, but didn't recognize this one.

I was amazed by the precision attack.

Thanks for your report and pictures - I will also post this on our facebook page.

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Nov 22, 2017
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by: Frank

You're correct on the Accipiter's ID.

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