[CT Birds] Sharp-shinned or Coopers?

lucy wightman lucywightman at gmail.com
Thu Nov 17 22:04:34 EST 2016


I agree that it is a "Sharpie," and for all the same reasons mentioned.
Additionally, the longer, thin legs are a good diagnostic when the bird is
perched.

Lucy W



Lucy

On Thu, Nov 17, 2016 at 1:48 PM, Katherine Kuckens via CTBirds <
ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote:

> Had a front yard visitor yesterday morning. Photos here:
>
> https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B2gPPFos7bHkblNHenJGMmZTc0k?
> usp=sharing
> .
>
> He/she perched high in a tree for about two hours.  Seemed small, head
> seemed to be mostly a warm brown, yellow eye (not red).  Just faintly dark
> spots on front, lots of big white feathers mixed into dark gray back.
> Skinny yellow legs, long banded tail possibly notched.
> Thanks for any identification tips!
>
> Katherine Kuckens
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