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 Gallery: Denny Granstrand's Wildlife Photos  Album: vultures, eagles, hawks, falcons    
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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: 2334 times.
Immature Sharp-shinned Hawk from the other side. It very obligingly turned around for me. February 2, 2004.
Viewed: 2186 times.
Adult Sharp-shinned Hawk in the walnut tree in our backyard southwest of the Yakima, WA airport. November 7, 2004.
Viewed: 2201 times.
Immature Sharp-shinned Hawk perched on the pergola in our backyard on S. 47th Avenue, Yakima, WA. December 24, 2004.
Viewed: 2167 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: 2344 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: 1973 times.
Immature Sharp-shinned Hawk in our neighbor's willow tree southwest of the Yakima, WA, airport. Nov. 6, 2008. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 1898 times.
Immature Sharp-shinned Hawk near the sparrow patch at the Yakima Area Arboretum, Yakima, WA. Digiscoped. Jan. 8, 2009. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 1639 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: 1649 times.
Immature Sharp-shinned Hawk on the bean trellis in our backyard southwest of the Yakima, WA, airport. Dec. 17, 2009. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 1685 times.
Sharp-shinned Hawk soaring over the Parker Bridge Road south of Union Gap, WA. Feb. 1, 2013. Nikon Coolpix P510.
Viewed: 1342 times.
Adult Sharp-shinned Hawk in our neighbor's willow tree southwest of the Yakima, WA, airport. Oct. 18, 2016.
Viewed: 859 times.
Sharp-shinned Hawk in the cedar tree in our backyard southwest of the Yakima, WA airport. Sept. 25, 2017.
Viewed: 729 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: 654 times.
The Sharp-shinned Hawk rested there for about ten minutes before flying off. Nov. 19, 2017.
Viewed: 684 times.
Immature Sharp-shinned Hawk in the birdbath outside our kitchen window southwest of the Yakima, WA airport. Dec. 11, 2017.
Viewed: 650 times.
Nice view of the Sharp-shinned Hawk in our birdbath with its tail fanned. Dec. 11, 2017.
Viewed: 618 times.
Juvenile Sharp-shinned Hawk in our hazelnut trees after its bath. Dec. 11, 2017.
Viewed: 667 times.
A lightly-marked immature Sharp-shinned Hawk in a tree in our yard southwest of the Yakima, WA airport. Dec. 1, 2017.
Viewed: 669 times.
Immature Cooper's Hawk found on the Yakima Valley Christmas Bird Count near Moxee, WA. December 14, 2002.
Viewed: 2182 times.
Cooper's Hawk found on the Toppenish, WA, NWR Christmas Bird Count in Toppenish, WA. December 14, 2003.
Viewed: 2294 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: 2426 times.
Immature Cooper's Hawk near Konnawoc Pass east of Yakima, WA. Dec. 17, 2005. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2093 times.
Juvenile Cooper's Hawk on a fence post in our backyard southwest of the Yakima, WA, airport. Oct. 13, 2008. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 1826 times.
Sharp-shinned Hawk (left) and Cooper's Hawk soaring together over Yakima, WA. Oct. 22, 2005. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 1989 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: 2146 times.
Immature Cooper's Hawk at Wenas Lake, Yakima County, WA. Sept. 19, 2010. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 1511 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: 1491 times.
Cooper's Hawk on the power pole in our backyard southwest of the Yakima, WA airport. Oct. 24, 2012. Nikon Coolpix P510.
Viewed: 1442 times.
Immature Cooper's Hawk just north of the Sunnyside Dam south of Union Gap, WA. Jan. 30, 2013. Nikon Coolpix P510.
Viewed: 1304 times.
Immature Cooper's Hawk on the pergola in our backyard southwest of the Yakima, WA, airport. Sept. 20, 2013. Nikon Coolpix P510.
Viewed: 1300 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: 1266 times.
Cooper's Hawk at S. 1st St. and Valley Mall Blvd., Yakima, WA. Jan. 3, 2015. Digiscoped with an iPhone.
Viewed: 1115 times.
Immature Cooper's Hawk in our neighbor's willow tree southwest of the Yakima, WA, airport. Sept. 22, 2015. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 1069 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: 1128 times.
Immature Cooper's Hawk in our neighbor's willow tree southwest of the Yakima, WA, airport. Oct. 13, 2016.
Viewed: 873 times.
Immature Cooper's Hawk preening with its tail spread. Oct. 13, 2016.
Viewed: 896 times.
Juvenile Cooper's Hawk along Lateral A south of Union Gap, WA. Dec. 3, 2016.
Viewed: 960 times.
Immature Cooper's Hawk blasting off from the power pole in our backyard southwest of the Yakima, WA airport. Oct. 18,2017.
Viewed: 799 times.
Cooper's Hawk cruizing by just west of Anzalduas County Park south of Mission, Texas. Feb. 6, 2008. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2379 times.
Cooper's Hawk in La Caņada wash near the Oro Valley Country Club in Oro Valley, AZ. Jan. 22, 2018.
Viewed: 620 times.
Cooper's Hawk with a Desert Spiny Lizard in its talons at the Tucson Botanical Garden, Tucson, AZ. The lizard's tail is visible hanging below the hawk's tail. January. 19, 2019.
Viewed: 440 times.
A close-up of the Desert Spiny Lizard that was caught by the Cooper's Hawk at the Tucson Botanical Garden, Tucson, AZ. January 19, 2019.
Viewed: 461 times.
Cooper's Hawk at the Yakima Area Arboretum in Yakima, WA. November 5, 2019.
Viewed: 299 times.
Cooper's Hawk at The Highland's Mobile Home Park in Oro Valley, AZ. January 10, 2020.
Viewed: 232 times.
Cooper's Hawk in Veterans Memorial Park in Cedar Park, TX. January 18, 2020.
Viewed: 234 times.
Female Cooper's Hawk with a small bird its mate had just delivered to it. It is on the power pole in our friend's yard in the Highlands RV Park in Oro Valley, AZ. February 24, 2020.
Viewed: 204 times.
While the female Cooper's Hawk was destracted with its meal, the male Cooper's Hawk flew in and mated with it. February 24, 2020.
Viewed: 211 times.
Juvenile Northern Goshawk flying over Timberwolf Mt. in Yakima County, WA. September 15, 2007.
Viewed: 472 times.
Juvenile Northern Goshawk #2. Timberwolf Mt., Yakima County, WA. September 15, 2007.
Viewed: 470 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: 537 times.
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