|Common Name:||Hawk, Cooper's|
|Scientific Name:||Accipiter cooperii |
|Area:||Salemetowne - Salem, Oregon|
|Date:|| December 15, 2013|
Cooper's Hawks belong to a small group of hawks called Accipiters, which feed on other birds. Cooper's is the middle sized, the Sharp-Shinned Hawk is the smallest, and the Northern Goshawk is the largest. The top photo is of an immature plumage, the lower is an adult.
Salem, Oregon - - - February 25, 2003
|Reference:||Western Birds by Peterson / The Sibley Guide to Birds by Sibley / Western Birds by Farrand||