This is a sleek adult male Cooper’s Hawk. He perched atop a typical suburban fence with a recently captured Mourning Dove held in his talons.

Cooper's Hawk - Fenced

Cooper's Hawk - Fenced

Observations Details

County Denton Carrollton - East
City Carrollton
Date Sep 19, 2013
Time of Day Morning
Temperature Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C)
Weather Partly Cloudy
Habitat Residential-Single Family
Type of Behavior Hunting
Gender Male
Maturity Adult
Observer Parul Jackson
Main Article Cooper’s Hawk Observation Location

One Reply to “Cooper’s Hawk – Fenced”

  1. My mom has a hawk like that in her neighborhood She lives off of Denton Drive. Lately I have seen it hanging out off Northside. There is a small farm with horses and I know there are lots of rats in that area

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