Gathering nesting materials
Eating a White-winged Dove
San Diego County, California, US
Additional Cooper's Hawk picture eating chipmunk
Coopers Hawk eating what appears to be a rodent. It looks like a chipmunk due to the long tail.
Cooper's Hawk (Accipiter cooperii) is a medium-sized hawk native to the North American continent and found from Southern Canada to Northern Mexico. As in many birds of prey, the male is smaller than the female. The birds found east of the Mississippi River tend to be larger on average than the birds found to the west.