Category Archives: Cooper’s Hawks

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Anderson the Cooper’s Hawk

This juvenile Cooper’s Hawk has been posing outside my window all week. I rarely name wild animals, but since this guy is hanging around, I’ve nicknamed him Anderson Cooper. Why does he visit? For the pigeons and starlings that also perch here. © 2016 Peter […]

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cooper’s hawk in providence pine tree

While walking in Providence this morning, a little hawk literally flew past my face and landed in a pine tree next to me. I don’t know if I’m lucky or just aware… © 2011 Peter Green. All rights reserved. © 2011 Peter Green. All rights […]

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post office cooper’s hawk

While passing through downtown’s Burnside Park today, I observed some commotion in a tree… something was standing on a pigeon… I could see from the thick banded tail it was a cooper’s hawk. The jostling caused snow to fall on its back so he flew […]

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clash of the titans: falcon vs hawk over providence

Sometimes I just get lucky… yesterday at 3pm this cooper’s hawk landed across the street from my window, so I grabbed my camera and snapped a few pictures. You can identify it as a cooper’s by the thick banded tail. Then today at 10am as […]