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7 minutes ago, The Bird Nuts said:

The bird on the bottom is a Broad-winged Hawk.  I think the top bird looks okay for a young Cooper's.

Agree

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Thank you.  Would you normally find them flying and hunting together?  I have another pic (also not great) of the Broad-winged being followed by a swallow.  What would that be about?1539343518_hawkandswallow.thumb.JPG.842029fb5c3ccacc57342b1020a139c3.JPG

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Posted (edited)

Based solely on wing shape, the smaller bird looks like a swift.  Either way, it's common for nesting birds to chase larger predators and run them away from nesting territory.  Crows chase hawks, mockingbirds chase crows, etc.

Edited by Charlie Spencer

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Thank you for the correction.  I'm not even sure where Swallow came from.  I've watched Jays and others chasing Hawks away and they  are usually pretty aggressive.  These two just looked like they were just hanging out together.  But to my other question, is it common for different types of Hawks to fly together?  

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7 hours ago, Jodi Nielson said:

is it common for different types of Hawks to fly together?   

Yes.  Different species will often use the same thermals.

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