First Coopers Hawk Sighting (could be Sharp Shinned too)

by Jo-Anne Cambridge
(Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada)

I was walking my dog in Richmond Hill, Ontario, the other day and heard this weird chirping in the bush.

I had brought my camera hoping for a good bird picture and was rewarded. I did not know what kind of bird it was but in researching it looks to be either a Coopers or Sharp Shinned Hawk (I'm leaning toward Coopers).

Here are a couple of pictures.

Thank you for telling us about your Hawk sighting, and for the wonderful pictures too!

I will also post this on our facebook page.

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by: D

This is a Coopers Hawk for sure and when you said you were leaning towards the Cooper you were completely right.

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