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Cooper's Hawk
(Accipiter cooperii)

Cooper's Hawk
 © Howiewu |
Cooper's Hawk Information

Length: 14 - 20"

Habitat: Deciduous, coniferous, and mixed woodlands, typically near open areas; open woodlands; wooded
edges of rivers; occasionally, urban areas.

: Mostly small and medium-sized birds
such as warblers, jays, and robins; sometimes, larger birds such as ruffed grouse; small mammals, including squirrels and chipmunks; occasionally, amphibians, snakes, insects.
Identification tips for the Cooper's Hawk
Calls of the Cooper's Hawk
Range Maps:
(Click map to enlarge.)
Coopers Hawk Breeding Map Coopers Hawk Winter Map      USGS
Breeding Map          Winter Map (CBC)     
Additional photos and information:

Cooper's Hawk
Detailed photos taken as this raptor was banded. Description, nesting behavior, banding recoveries, conservation status. (From Chipper Woods Bird Observatory)

Cooper's Hawk in Flight
From Nature Photography by David Blevnis.
Cooper's Hawk
© Brian Kushner |



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