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Cooper's Hawk Photos

Photography by Terry Sohl

My Favorite:  I don't think of Cooper's Hawks as being particularly uncommon. In fact, I see them quite a bit, but most of those sightings are of a fly-over or a quick fly-by.  After all these years I guess I'm surprised when I see I don't really have that many photos of them. My favorite photo isn't ideal as it's a bit long distance, but it seems like most of the time when I see a Cooper's Hawk, it's an immature, and it's nice to get a photo of an adult bird. Taken in October 2015 in Minnehaha County.

Cooper's Hawk - Accipiter cooperii

Cooper's Hawk 1 - Accipiter cooperii

Cooper's Hawk 2 - Accipiter cooperii

Cooper's Hawk 3 - Accipiter cooperii

Cooper's Hawk 4 - Accipiter cooperii

Cooper's Hawk 1

April 23rd, 2017

Minnehaha County, South Dakota

Cooper's Hawk 2

May 22nd, 2010

Blue Mound State Park, Minnesota

Cooper's Hawk 3

December 10th, 2010

Saguaro National Park, Arizona

Cooper's Hawk 4

September 3rd, 2012

Near Brandon, South Dakota

Cooper's Hawk 5 - Accipiter cooperii

Cooper's Hawk 6- Accipiter cooperii



Cooper's Hawk 5

October 2015

Minnehaha County, South Dakota

Cooper's Hawk 6

December 2016

Brandon, South Dakota


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