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This was posted on Instagram, and the photographer is leaning towards Cooper's hawk, but I'm leaning towards northern goshawk. Either way, a juvenile? 

Those happen to be the top 2 choices in Merlin ID when it scanned the photo.

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1 hour ago, IvoryBillHope said:

Not a Merlin, structure and color pattern are both wrong.  If taken recently, that's a young Red-shouldered Hawk. 

Agree

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2 hours ago, IvoryBillHope said:

 If taken recently, that's a young Red-shouldered Hawk. 

Agree but just for argument's sake (and learning purposes), if the picture had been taken in the fall, are there any specific field marks there that would rule out young Broad-winged Hawk?

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