Portrait of a Cooper's Hawk

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    The Cooper's Hawk (Accipiter cooperii) is a medium-sized hawk that is an infamous hunter of birds. And that is exactly what this guy or gal has been doing in my backyard.

    Sai Achanta, makeupanid, pjguyton2002, and 14 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. Photography Through Tania's Eyes 49 months ago | reply

      Beautiful shot Jenny! Looks like he just ate a bird.

    2. Tilly Lilley 49 months ago | reply

      Super close up!
      (Seen in the Excellence In Avian Photography Group)

    3. Foto.Bloke 49 months ago | reply


      From a friend of Featherweights
      This wonderful image deserves a Featherweights Award

    4. Renda ...be back when less bear activity 49 months ago | reply

      Great portrait!


      From a friend of Featherweights
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    5. krzirsh - Mike 49 months ago | reply

      Outstanding!

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    6. gainesp2003 49 months ago | reply

      Now that's close! How cool to see one so close - I can never get within about 100 yards of one!

    7. Spring Noel 49 months ago | reply

      Awesome closeup.. the detail is really great!!

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    9. Je suis de retour 49 months ago | reply

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    10. Jassi Oberai 49 months ago | reply

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    11. John Bennett Photography 49 months ago | reply

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    12. maryloly55 49 months ago | reply

      Nominated

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    14. Davlyn Photography ® 49 months ago | reply

      Nominated

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    15. ènfin (verna R) 49 months ago | reply

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    16. Joanne-V 49 months ago | reply

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    17. nancy_gb 49 months ago | reply

      Thank you for this beautiful close up. Fantastic detail!

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    19. ènfin (verna R) 48 months ago | reply


      Hi! I am one of the team at Nature's Pot-of-Gold.
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