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  1. Awoke this morning to hawk pictures on Nextdoor. All pictures were supposedly taken in the Round Rock, TX area. I'm seeking confirmation, or dis-confirmation, of my guesses... Pictures 1 & 2 were taken yesterday: Most of my neighbors are saying this is a Sharpie or Coopers. I'm thinking with the darker eyes and barrel chest immature RSHA. Picture 3: Don't know when this was taken. I love this shot! I'm thinking RTHA. Pictures 4, 5 & 6: Love these shots too. Supposedly taken in October. That seems a little late for Crepe Myrtle to be blooming. Too, the photographer said s
  2. Wilmington NC, January 7. Sharp-shinned or Coopers? Thanks, Lance
  3. I think this is a Cooper's Hawk based on its size and the size of its prey. Or could it be a sharp-shinned hawk? I trust that the experts on this forum will know for sure!
  4. I've seen this raptor on multiple occasions in my front yard. I have several feeders that are frequented by up to 50 or so house sparrows at times with a nearby bush in which they take shelter while feeding. It seems these feeders provide food for the sparrows, and the sparrows provide the food for the hawk. Anyway, I've been under the assumption this is a cooper's hawk, but figured it never hurts to double check and get additional opinions. Since I was able to finally get some nice pictures. please let me know for sure if it is indeed a cooper's hawk or something else.
  5. I wish very much that I had a picture of what I saw a couple weeks ago while vacationing in Florida. I apologize in advance for only being able to provide a textual description. I was in Big Cypress National Preserve, driving along the scenic loop there. FWIW, I was at approximately N 25° 45.594' W 80° 59.737'. I was driving very slowly - maybe 10 mph - when a small raptor flew across the road ahead of me, carrying a very large, wet frog with its feet. The raptor was flapping rather furiously as it maneuvered through the trees in the swamp. I have been trying to figure out what bird this
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