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Juvenile Cooper's Hawk | by Ethan.Winning
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Juvenile Cooper's Hawk

THE first shot with my SX20 at about 50 feet. This Cooper's juvenile was hunting rabbits up by the ranch. When he spotted one but couldn't catch him from the air, he tried running on the ground after it. Something this majestic shouldn't look so helpless.

 

Image used by Cornell University in this article www.allaboutbirds.org/im-seeing-fewer-birds-in-my-yard-is....

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Taken on March 7, 2011