IWRC Raptor ID Series
Cooper's Hawk Characteristics
         
Adults/Juveniles
         
 
  thin toes with prominent knob under long middle toe
bluishish gray inside mouth
very long tail
alternating wide dark &
gray bands
rounded when fanned
white terminal band
gray supraorbital ridge skin
         
 
     
 
cap: darker crown than nape
(juvenile shown)
     
         
Nestlings
         
 


Photo by Fred Fogg
 
 
bluish or bluish-yellow eyes
greenish cere
thin toes, prominent knob
under long middle toe
bluish gray inside mouth and on tongue
 
        Photos by Jean Chamberlain
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