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Cooper's Hawk
(Accipiter cooperii)

        
Cooper's Hawk
 Photo © Mike Danzenbaker
 
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.

Diet
: 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.
 
 
Cooper's Hawk ID TipsIdentification tips for the Cooper's Hawk
 
Cooper's Hawk SoundsListen to the calls of the Cooper's Hawk.
  © The Macaulay Library of Natural Sounds at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithica, New York.  Recordist: G. Keller
 
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 Cloaking Prey
Cooper's Hawk
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