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#1 sailormom64

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Posted 15 July 2013 - 01:03 AM

hawk
 
four of these were up high in my neighbors pine tree, one was quite a bit larger than the other 3. high pitched squeaky voice. In South Carolina this evening. Thanks for your help! :)

 



#2 IvoryBillHope

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Posted 15 July 2013 - 01:09 AM

I'd say Coop.


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Posted 15 July 2013 - 01:09 AM

how many repetitions in the call? if 3 or more I would say red-shouldered hawk but hard to tell from the pic for me


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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.



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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.



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Posted 15 July 2013 - 01:21 AM

Looks like a coop to me:)


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Posted 15 July 2013 - 01:22 AM

face picture if that helps any

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Posted 15 July 2013 - 01:23 AM

Thanks! Knew I could count on yall!



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Posted 15 July 2013 - 01:24 AM

Cooper's here too.



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Posted 15 July 2013 - 02:10 AM

Agree with Cooper's


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Posted 15 July 2013 - 01:13 PM

Agree, Cooper's Hawk.


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Posted 16 July 2013 - 03:32 AM

Thank you!






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