Cooper's Hawk (juvenile)

Cooper’s Hawk (juvenile) looking disappointed after the feeder birds flew away in terror.  Photo by K Clouston

Cooper's Hawk drying off in Puntledge Park.  Photo by K Clouston

Cooper’s Hawk drying off in Puntledge Park. Photo by K Clouston

Since we have a lot of birds in the watershed, we also have a lot of bird eaters like the Cooper’s Hawk.  These medium-sized hawks are not uncommon in the neighbourhood, especially in the winter when the other birds gather at feeders instead of dispersing throughout the area.