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Cooper's Hawk


Last updated 4/24/2019 at 3:07pm

Doug Harling

Cooper's hawk fledgling

I thought I'd write about Cooper's Hawks this week since I'm following a mating pair at Fountain Creek Nature Trails. They have been mating at Fountain Creek for several years now. Today's images were all taken within the last week, except for the one fledgling that was from last year's hatch.

I know I have had recent columns about raptor mating season and most are in nests with eggs or some are even having babies learning to fly. The Cooper's Hawks are one of the smallest hawks in El Paso County and the smaller the hawk, the later the mating season is. You can look on my Facebook page a...

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