Date: 1/29/19 5:56 am
From: Norman Budnitz (via carolinabirds Mailing List) <carolinabirds...>
Subject: Re: Cooper's Hawk
Look carefully. That sounds like Red-shouldered Hawk behavior. I would
not expect Cooper's Hawks to do that. The former definitely include
earthworms in their diet, while the latter eat birds and small mammals
almost exclusively.

On Tue, Jan 29, 2019 at 8:08 AM Sharyn Caudell <scaudell...> wrote:

> Yesterday I watched a Cooper's in my front yard fly down the grass and
> forage in the grass. It kept eating something and I can only assume it was
> earthworms since the ground is so wet. Has anyone else seen this?
> Sharyn

Norm Budnitz
Orange County
North Carolina

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