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4 hours ago, Birding Boy said:

Coops have dark crowns yes, but it doesn’t go down the neck all the way like a Sharp-shinneds does.

but, cooper's have black caps, sharpie's dont, right?

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You are correct IKLland. Coopers have a dark crown but lighter nape and neck giving the appearance of a 'cap'. The dark color of the crown on a Sharp-shinned Hawk continues down the nape and the neck. 'My bad' for not explaining more clearly.

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