Posted 15 July 2013 - 01:03 AM
Posted 15 July 2013 - 01:09 AM
I'd say Coop.
Life List- 215
Recent lifers- Harlequin Duck, Blue-winged Teal, Band-tailed Pigeon, White-winged Scoter!!!!!!!!!!!!
Yard List- 73
Posted 15 July 2013 - 01:16 AM
I heard its voice, when it flew to my backyard. Definitely didn't have a fan tail, it looked long and narrow, but couldn't tell if it looked rounded on the end or not. I have other pictures but nothing any better than this pic. I have a close up of its face.
Posted 15 July 2013 - 01:18 AM
This looks like a Coop. The tail's too long for a Red-shouldered, and the bars are too broad. The outer tail feathers are clearly shorter, and the streaking disappears before the legs. Incidentally, all of the Accips give long series of calls, so that would only be useful in ruling out Broad-winged or Red-tailed.
Posted 15 July 2013 - 01:21 AM
Looks like a coop to me:)
New Birder January 1, 2013
Life list: 306
Most recent lifers: Summer Tanager, Dusky Flycatcher, Baltimore Oriole, Sage Thrasher, Northern Saw-whet Owl, Western Screech Owl, Cassin's Vireo, Northern Waterthrush, Rusty Blackbird, Tricolored Blackbird, Prairie Falcon, White-winged Scoter, Herring Gull, Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, Hermit Warbler, Lewis's Woodpecker, Plumbeous Vireo
-- DONE! My first goal is met: get 100 birds in the first week of January (and I'm over count and still have two days to go). My approach was not to go after the easy birds, but the harder ones and pick up the easier ones along the way. So meeting this goal without really birding the easy spots is encouraging. I might feel different in August.
-- DONE! My goal for the next week (through the 15th) is to get my count up somewhere around 160. That shouldn't be too hard I don't think as I am missing a number of pretty easy species because I've been concentrating on local rarities. I am, however, taking a trip to the grasslands on Sunday hoping to get a new raptor or two and Mountain Bluebird.
-- DONE! With (yeah!) days to go! My goal for this week (through the 22nd of Jan) is to get my numbers up to around 170. I'd like to hit 175. We'll see. (I was 9 birds over... horray!)
-- 1/2 DONE This week's goal will be to get my life list to 300 and my seen list up to 195. Did not get my life list to 300. Didn't leave the county this week.
-- Finally completed last week's goal.
-- DONE! This weeks goal (to Feb 14) is to get to 206 seen birds, including at least one owl (heard or seen for owl), and add at least one life bird.
This year's goal: Get life list to 400, see 365 different birds this year, and travel to at least three other states. The last part is the hardest for me.
Seen/heard: 220 (one is under discussion)
To go: 145
Posted 15 July 2013 - 01:22 AM
Posted 15 July 2013 - 01:23 AM
Thanks! Knew I could count on yall!
Posted 15 July 2013 - 02:10 AM
Agree with Cooper's
Posted 15 July 2013 - 01:13 PM
Agree, Cooper's Hawk.
Life List: 302
Year List: 156 ----- Most Recent: Canada Goose, Louisiana Waterthrush, Black-bellied Whistling-Duck.
Last 5 lifers: Cassin's Kingbird, Calliope Hummingbird, Black-chinned Hummingbird, Bullock's Oriole, King Rail.
Most recent lifer:
Posted 16 July 2013 - 03:32 AM
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