Cooper's Hawk (Accipiter cooperii)
According to one of the tendants that work at the Green Cay Nature Center, this is one of two Juvenile Cooper's Hawks that were released last week i n effort to help control the pigeon population. We were told they were released three days prior to the date this photo was taken. Three days later and they are still hanging out where they were released, hopeflly they will hang around.
November 22, 2009