A Juvenile Coopers Hawk stakes out my Toronto backyard



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A Juvenile Coopers Hawk stakes out my Toronto backyard

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Bob and I enjoy birdwatching through our patio door as we take our meals every day, but near the beginning of this past December, as we finished up our lunch, all the songbirds took flight in a rushed panic.  Next thing we knew, this Juvenile Cooper’s Hawk (Accipiter cooperii) assumed a stakeout from on top of my garden arbour. Read more

A Cooper’s hawk after a wet night in Comox



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A Cooper’s hawk after a wet night in Comox

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On our morning outing to Comox from Bowser, British Columbia, Bob and I stopped at the edge of the Salish Sea.  Nothing much was stirring in the Sound, so we walked into an adjacent brushy area and came upon a very wet Cooper’s Hawk. Read more

A Coopers Hawk sighting in Goldhawk Park in Toronto



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A Coopers Hawk sighting in Goldhawk Park in Toronto

We sighted this Coopers Hawk sitting in a tree in Goldhawk Park in Toronto, Ontario.  I think you would agree, it is only fitting that the bird landed in “Goldhawk” Park given its color and that it’s a hawk. Read more