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Sonoran Desert Birds



Coopers hawk (adult) - (Accipiter cooperii)

 Coopers hawk (adult)

 Coopers hawk (adult)

Coopers hawk call (72KB mp3)
Arizona Field Ornithologists, © Pierre Deviche

Size: 14-20 inches
Overall Color: gray
Occurrence: widespread
Diet: birds
Nest: platform
Field Identification: rounded barred tail, red eye, hooked beak, horizontal bars on breast
Season: year-round

Coopers hawk (adult)
Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: Falconiformes
Family: Accipitridae (accipiters)
Genus: Accipiter
species: cooperii

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