[CT Birds] Cooper's Hawk prey

Arthur Shippee ashippee at snet.net
Fri Dec 9 22:18:47 EST 2016

But is there *species-level* avoidance of "cannibalism"?  I.e., do we have examples of Cooper's eating Cooper's?  If a Merlin can take a bird as big as itself, will it take another Merlin?  

> On Dec 9, 2016, at 10:05 PM, Joseph Cala via CTBirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote:
> Clark-
> Based solely on size I'd assume your pretty item was a Sharp shinned hawk.
> Feel free to email me the pic.
> Hawks in general don't have a problem feeding on each other when the
> opportunity presents itself. There's a good pic on the net of a Goshawk
> flying with a freshly killed Cooper's Hawk in its talons.
> Joseph Cala
> Willington
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