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Old Apr 16, 2013, 11:20 AM   #1
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Default Cooper's Hawk flying off

The hawk suddenly leaped off the tree. I didn't have time to zoom out but managed to get this picture.
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Old Apr 16, 2013, 1:03 PM   #2
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After looking at this picture closely, the stripes on the tail feathers is thinner than those on the Cooper's Hawk. I may have misidentified this hawk. Now I think it is a Red Tail Hawk instead. Can anyone confirm that?
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Here is a couple of pictures from far away! The tail looks red and the chest has a brownish band across.
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Looks like a Red Tail to me. A Coopers will have prominent black and white stripes on it's tail in flight.

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John, thanks for the confirmation! I think it is a Red Tail Hawk after looking the the whole body shots.
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Great hawk shots.
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Great hawk shots.
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