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#1 Wendy W

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 07:27 PM

My friend Leslie took this picture this past summer. Freeport, IL. Not sure which it is.

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 07:30 PM

Cooper's Hawk. Pale nape, not so skinny legs, forward set eye with a "fierce" expression.

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 07:37 PM

Agree with Cooper's. In addition to the ID points BillyPilgrim gave, a summer Sharpie anywhere in Illinois would be a very good find.

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 08:25 PM

That is a fantastic photo of a Cooper's Hawk. I have one or two constantly in my yard trying to get the feeder birds and the ground feeder birds and I never get pictures this good. Congratulations to the photographer.

#5 blackburnian

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 01:28 AM

Agree with Cooper's

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#6 Wendy W

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 02:41 AM

Thank you all!!!




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