[CT Birds] Hawk id

paul cianfaglione pgcianfaglione at gmail.com
Tue Jan 31 13:52:59 EST 2012


Paul,
I think this bird might be a large imm. Cooper's Hawk. Immature Goshawks
typically have a real buffy base color to the underparts and the streaking
is heavier. Also, the supercillium is much more defined and pronouced in
goshawk. The bird in the photo seems to lack all those features.

Paul Cianfaglione
Canton



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