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Heart to Heart

Uploaded by: catilac

Monday December 10, 2012

Reno, NV (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: The markings on the chest look like little hearts! :) Juvenile Coopers Hawk

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Copyright: DONNA KENNEDY copyright 2012 (Photographer) - (Editor)

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4. catilac
2:16 AM GMT on December 11, 2012
Thank you Elaine, Duane and Feather!
Feather thank you for the link, yes they are difficult to tell apart. This guy was as big as a crow, I know there are adult Coopers at this park so I'm thinking this is probably one of their babies... I just love those "hearts" :)
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3. Feather3
1:11 AM GMT on December 11, 2012
I love, love, love, these shots... especially the little 'hearts'--- how sweet! He is getting his adult plumage..... :)

Was this bird crow sized? I am leaning more towards juvenile Sharp-shinned, but at this age it is sooo hard to tell except by size. Crow sized could indicate female Sharpie, but can also indicate male Cooper's and this one has a head that's about the right shape of roundness for a Coop. Only trouble for me? The length of the talons and the color at the tip of the tail and the relatively short beak (in comparison with a Coop). So I am going to say, if this bird was actually smaller than a crow, that it is probably a male Sharp-shinned, first year :) They're about the size of a jay :)
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2. RenoSoHill
10:41 PM GMT on December 10, 2012
I like the look in his eye - "is that lunch down there?"
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1. Biskitten
10:01 PM GMT on December 10, 2012
Super capture!
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Been a member since 2008. Learned so much and made some wonderful friends along the way! Enjoy each day, it is a gift. Happy Shooting. Visit my gallery at http://2-donna-kennedy.artistwebsites.com All my photographs on this web site are fully protected by U.S. and international copyright laws, all rights reserved. The images may not be copied, reproduced, manipulated or used in any way, without written permission from the photographer, Donna Kennedy

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