Harriers and Accipters
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 Gallery: Denny Granstrand's Digiscoped Photos  Album: Vultures, Hawks, Eagles, Owls and Falcons.    
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Northern Harrier with a starling it had just caught on the south side of Sunnyside, WA. A Red-tailed Hawk swooped down moments later and stole the starling. January 15, 2004.
Viewed: 2323 times.
Northern Harrier at the North Fork Access at the west end of Rawlins Rd. west of Conway, WA. Feb. 6, 2010. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 947 times.
Northern Harrier along Marian Drain Road just east of Lateral C in Yakima County, WA. Nov. 28, 2010. Panasonic DMC-FZ28.
Viewed: 940 times.
Northern Harrier along Thorp Road just north of I-82 Exit 40 south of Union Gap, WA. Nikon Coolpix P510. Jan. 28, 2013.
Viewed: 760 times.
A second shot of the male Northern Harrier along Thorp Road just north of I-82 Exit 40 south of Union Gap, WA. Nikon Coolpix P510. Jan. 28, 2013.
Viewed: 769 times.
Female Northern Harrier hunting along Marian Drain Rd. south of Harrah, WA. April 2, 2013. Nikon Coolpix P510.
Viewed: 704 times.
Male Northern Harrier along Lateral C southeast of Harrah, WA. March 22, 2014. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 626 times.
Male Northern Harrier that was searching for nest-building materials on the west side of Old Goldendale Road southwest of Toppenish, WA. April 10, 2016.
Viewed: 388 times.
Male Northern Harrier carrying nest-building materials to its nest on the west side of Old Goldendale Road southwest of Toppenish, WA. April 10, 2016.
Viewed: 380 times.
Male Northern Harrier hunting on the west side of Old Goldendale Road southwest of Toppenish, WA. April 10, 2016.
Viewed: 388 times.
Male Northern Harrier possibly with a prey item on the west side of Old Goldendale Road southwest of Toppenish, WA. April 10, 2016.
Viewed: 368 times.
Northern Harrier on Marion Drain Rd. east of Hwy 97 south of Toppenish, WA. Dec. 17, 2016.
Viewed: 285 times.
Immature Sharp-shinned Hawk in the walnut tree in my backyard in Yakima, WA. Note the full crop - it had evidently just finished lunch. February 2, 2004.
Viewed: 1719 times.
Immature Sharp-shinned Hawk from the other side. It very obligingly turned around for me. February 2, 2004.
Viewed: 1620 times.
Adult Sharp-shinned Hawk in the walnut tree in my backyard on South 47th Avenue, Yakima, WA. November 7, 2004.
Viewed: 1590 times.
Immature Sharp-shinned Hawk perched on the pergola in our backyard on S. 47th Avenue, Yakima, WA. December 24, 2004.
Viewed: 1545 times.
Sharp-shinned Hawk perched in our backyard on S. 47th Ave., Yakima, WA. The bulging crop suggests it is resting after a meal. January 2, 2005.
Viewed: 1718 times.
Adult Sharp-shinned Hawk in the filbert trees along our driveway, as it was just finishing a meal. It still has ahold of its prey item, probably a junco. Nov. 15, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 1345 times.
Immature Sharp-shinned Hawk in our neighbor's willow tree southwest of the Yakima, WA, airport. Nov. 6, 2008. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 1135 times.
Immature Sharp-shinned Hawk near the sparrow patch at the Yakima Area Arboretum, Yakima, WA. Digiscoped. Jan. 8, 2009. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 1053 times.
Immature Sharp-shinned Hawk #2 at the Yakima Area Arboretum, Yakima, WA. Belly is fairly lightly-marked for a Sharpie. Jan. 8, 2009. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 1051 times.
Immature Sharp-shinned Hawk on the bean trellis in our backyard southwest of the Yakima, WA, airport. Dec. 17, 2009. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 1102 times.
Sharp-shinned Hawk soaring over the Parker Bridge Road south of Union Gap, WA. Feb. 1, 2013. Nikon Coolpix P510.
Viewed: 736 times.
Immature Cooper's Hawk found on the Yakima Valley Christmas Bird Count near Moxee, WA. December 14, 2002.
Viewed: 1532 times.
Cooper's Hawk found on the Toppenish, WA, NWR Christmas Bird Count in Toppenish, WA. December 14, 2003.
Viewed: 1670 times.
Cooper's Hawk in a birch tree in Toppenish, WA, drying its wing and tail feathers during the Toppenish Christmas Bird Count. December 14, 2003.
Viewed: 1794 times.
Immature Cooper's Hawk near Konnawoc Pass east of Yakima, WA. Dec. 17, 2005. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 1482 times.
Juvenile Cooper's Hawk on a fence post in our backyard southwest of the Yakima, WA, airport. Oct. 13, 2008. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 1218 times.
Sharp-shinned Hawk (left) and Cooper's Hawk soaring together over Yakima, WA. Oct. 22, 2005. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 1490 times.
Cooper's Hawk (left) and Sharp-shinned Hawk. Note rounded tail on Cooper's Hawk and square tail on Sharp-shinned. Oct. 22, 2005. Cooper's Hawk's head also extends farther from wings and appears much larger in soaring silhouette. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 1517 times.
Immature Cooper's Hawk at Wenas Lake, Yakima County, WA. Sept. 19, 2010. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 914 times.
Adult Cooper's Hawk at the Alps Mobile Home Park southeast of Yakima, WA, during the Yakima Valley CBC. Dec. 18, 2011. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 822 times.
Cooper's Hawk on the power pole in our backyard southwest of the Yakima, WA airport. Oct. 24, 2012. Nikon Coolpix P510.
Viewed: 820 times.
Immature Cooper's Hawk just north of the Sunnyside Dam south of Union Gap, WA. Jan. 30, 2013. Nikon Coolpix P510.
Viewed: 745 times.
Immature Cooper's Hawk on the pergola in our backyard southwest of the Yakima, WA, airport. Sept. 20, 2013. Nikon Coolpix P510.
Viewed: 706 times.
Immature Cooper's Hawk on the power pole in our backyard southwest of the Yakima, WA, airport. Dec. 12, 2013. Nikon Coolpix P510.
Viewed: 631 times.
Juvenile Northern Goshawk flying over Timberwolf Mt. in Yakima County, WA. September 15, 2007. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 1255 times.
Juvenile Northern Goshawk #2. Timberwolf Mt., Yakima County, WA. September 15, 2007. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 1265 times.
Immature Northern Goshawk found on the north side of Toppenish Ridge on the Toppenish NWR Christmas Bird count. Brian Wheeler, author of several fine books on raptors of North America, said the field marks to look for are the thin, white edges along some of the dark tail bands and the extensive pale mottling on the body. Dec. 16, 2007. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 1372 times.
Cooper's Hawk at S. 1st St. and Valley Mall Blvd., Yakima, WA. Jan. 3, 2015. Digiscoped with an iPhone.
Viewed: 562 times.
Immature Cooper's Hawk in our neighbor's willow tree southwest of the Yakima, WA, airport. Sept. 22, 2015. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 465 times.
Immature Cooper's Hawk on the power pole in our backyard southwest of the Yakima, WA, airport. Nov. 7, 2015. Nikon Coolpix P600.
Viewed: 461 times.
Adult Cooper's Hawk in the hazelnut tree that overhangs our driveway southwest of the Yakima, WA, airport. The hawk was right above our bird feeders, which is why no birds were visiting them. Dec. 26, 2015. Nikon Coolpix P600.
Viewed: 473 times.
Adult Sharp-shinned Hawk in our neighbor's willow tree southwest of the Yakima, WA, airport. Oct. 18, 2016.
Viewed: 300 times.
Immature Cooper's Hawk in our neighbor's willow tree southwest of the Yakima, WA, airport. Oct. 13, 2016.
Viewed: 290 times.
Immature Cooper's Hawk preening with its tail spread. Oct. 13, 2016.
Viewed: 273 times.
Juvenile Cooper's Hawk along Lateral A south of Union Gap, WA. Dec. 3, 2016.
Viewed: 292 times.
Immature Sharp-shinned Hawk in the cedar tree in our backyard southwest of the Yakima, WA airport. Sept. 25, 2017.
Viewed: 164 times.
Immature Cooper's Hawk on the power pole in our backyard southwest of the Yakima, WA airport. Oct. 18, 2017.
Viewed: 190 times.
Immature Cooper's Hawk blasting off from the power pole in our backyard southwest of the Yakima, WA airport. Oct. 18,2017.
Viewed: 159 times.
A Sharp-shinned Hawk landed on the brush pile at the bird blind at the Yakima Area Arboretum in Yakima, WA while I was there. All of the little birds ducked for cover. Nov. 19, 2017.
Viewed: 96 times.
The Sharp-shinned Hawk rested there for about ten minutes before flying off. Nov. 19, 2017.
Viewed: 105 times.
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 Gallery: Denny Granstrand's Digiscoped Photos  Album: Vultures, Hawks, Eagles, Owls and Falcons.    
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