Wildlife Gardeners - North American Wildlife Gardening  

Go Back   Wildlife Gardeners - North American Wildlife Gardening > Wildlife Gardeners of North America Unite > Birds Including Raptors & Hummers

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-20-2011, 10:39 PM   #11
MaggyNoLia's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: South Carolina

Okay, Sage I too considered a sharp-shinned but this guy is bigger than that and we do have sharp-shinneds here fairly often as well so this would have been a really big sharp-shinned. My best guess was that it was an immature coopers, but I just wasn't positive so I wanted to see what others here might think it might be. Of particular notice to me was the darker banding on the underside of the wings which pretty much rules out the red-shouldered or red-tailed. Another is the light color of the eyes. Size of the bird I would say was a good foot and a half. The branches he/she sits on were a good 8" in diameter or more.
MaggyNoLia is offline   Reply With Quote

bird, bird id, bird identification, birds, hawk, hawks, identification, identify, predatory birds, sharp, sharp shinned hawk, shinned

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:45 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2