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Winged Wednesday XI: Cooper's

August 16, 2006 By Scott Richardson Filed under Article Tags: birdscoopers hawkfaunawinged wednesday

That was the bird of the day!

A woodland hawk hunting for breakfast found its course suddenly interrupted by the woven nylon of our bird bander's mist net. It was a Cooper’s Hawk, just a few months old, and with its 285 mm wing chord proved to be a female.

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