Date: 2/12/18 9:05 am
From: Noah Comet <noahcomet...>
Subject: Re: [MDBirding] Cooper's or Sharp-shinned Hawk?
Cooper's for me. With a Sharp-Shinned, the head would usually appear less
prominent, and (easier to see zoomed in) the nape would be darker than it
is here. That said, I'd never bet the farm on an accipiter ID. Did the
hawk make it out ok? (With or without its meal?)






On Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 9:59 AM, Tom Marko <kingbird123...> wrote:

> This photo was taken this morning when the hawk flew into a Wash, DC metro
> station in pursuit of a sparrow. It was sent to me asking for help with
> the ID.
> IMHO, Cooper's Hawk.
>
> Tom Marko
> Alexandria, VA
> <kingbird123...>
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