by Richard Everitt
(Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)
This hawk was observed on January 14th, on the fence between my yard and our neighbours.
The hawk was about 5 metres from the patio door when I shot this picture.
It was eating some small animal - a squirrel or chipmunk?
It stayed there for about 20 minutes before leaving.
Can you identify for me the species of hawk?
This looks a lot like a Cooper's Hawk but I'm no expert.
I will also post this on our facebook page and perhaps one of our facebook followers will be able to identify this bird.
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