Cooper's Hawk

Accipiter cooperii

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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. Other common names for the Cooper's hawk include: big blue darter, chicken hawk, flying cross, hen hawk, quail hawk, striker,...

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  1. (c) Jim Johnson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/548218
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accipiter_cooperii

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