[CT Birds] Hawk ID, Goshawk vs Cooper's

John D Babington davewb07 at sbcglobal.net
Wed Feb 1 10:28:10 EST 2012


While  always nice to see a good discussion on young accipiters. I am agreeing with Greg on this one that the hawk is most likely a Coop. Goshawks have a heavy and more 'substantial' look. I know this not  an "objective"  comment on accipiters.but I am putting in my 'two cents" on this one that the hawk is a large young female Cooper's.

David W Babington
Washington, CT



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