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1 hour ago, Jerry Friedman said:

Note the bulky body, rows of pale icicles on the wings, and larger number of bands on the tail, with the darker ones not being black.

That's helpful, thanks. I often see this bonded pair of red shouldered hawks in another part of Atlanta. I also misidentified them as Cooper's about a year ago, and these have much more red on their shoulders than the bird I spotted earlier today. 

*I don't know why these uploaded sideways. 

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Your first photos are of an immature Red-shouldered hawk- note the brown streaking on the chest. The photos above appear to be of adult Red-shouldered hawk - note the reddish-orange barring on chest and bold black and white checkered pattern on the edge of wings

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