Harriers and Accipters
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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: 2303 times.
Northern Harrier at the North Fork Access at the west end of Rawlins Rd. west of Conway, WA. Feb. 6, 2010. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 915 times.
Northern Harrier along Marian Drain Road just east of Lateral C in Yakima County, WA. Nov. 28, 2010. Panasonic DMC-FZ28.
Viewed: 914 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: 730 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: 733 times.
Female Northern Harrier hunting along Marian Drain Rd. south of Harrah, WA. April 2, 2013. Nikon Coolpix P510.
Viewed: 678 times.
Male Northern Harrier along Lateral C southeast of Harrah, WA. March 22, 2014. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 598 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: 354 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: 348 times.
Male Northern Harrier hunting on the west side of Old Goldendale Road southwest of Toppenish, WA. April 10, 2016.
Viewed: 357 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: 338 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: 1690 times.
Immature Sharp-shinned Hawk from the other side. It very obligingly turned around for me. February 2, 2004.
Viewed: 1587 times.
Adult Sharp-shinned Hawk in the walnut tree in my backyard on South 47th Avenue, Yakima, WA. November 7, 2004.
Viewed: 1560 times.
Immature Sharp-shinned Hawk perched on the pergola in our backyard on S. 47th Avenue, Yakima, WA. December 24, 2004.
Viewed: 1511 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: 1683 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: 1309 times.
Immature Sharp-shinned Hawk in our neighbor's willow tree southwest of the Yakima, WA, airport. Nov. 6, 2008. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 1102 times.
Immature Sharp-shinned Hawk near the sparrow patch at the Yakima Area Arboretum, Yakima, WA. Digiscoped. Jan. 8, 2009. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 1023 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: 1017 times.
Immature Sharp-shinned Hawk on the bean trellis in our backyard southwest of the Yakima, WA, airport. Dec. 17, 2009. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 1075 times.
Sharp-shinned Hawk soaring over the Parker Bridge Road south of Union Gap, WA. Feb. 1, 2013. Nikon Coolpix P510.
Viewed: 690 times.
Immature Cooper's Hawk found on the Yakima Valley Christmas Bird Count near Moxee, WA. December 14, 2002.
Viewed: 1506 times.
Cooper's Hawk found on the Toppenish, WA, NWR Christmas Bird Count in Toppenish, WA. December 14, 2003.
Viewed: 1638 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: 1767 times.
Immature Cooper's Hawk near Konnawoc Pass east of Yakima, WA. Dec. 17, 2005. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 1453 times.
Juvenile Cooper's Hawk on a fence post in our backyard southwest of the Yakima, WA, airport. Oct. 13, 2008. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 1192 times.
Sharp-shinned Hawk (left) and Cooper's Hawk soaring together over Yakima, WA. Oct. 22, 2005. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 1467 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: 1486 times.
Immature Cooper's Hawk at Wenas Lake, Yakima County, WA. Sept. 19, 2010. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 883 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: 798 times.
Cooper's Hawk on the power pole in our backyard southwest of the Yakima, WA airport. Oct. 24, 2012. Nikon Coolpix P510.
Viewed: 791 times.
Immature Cooper's Hawk just north of the Sunnyside Dam south of Union Gap, WA. Jan. 30, 2013. Nikon Coolpix P510.
Viewed: 716 times.
Immature Cooper's Hawk on the pergola in our backyard southwest of the Yakima, WA, airport. Sept. 20, 2013. Nikon Coolpix P510.
Viewed: 669 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: 602 times.
Juvenile Northern Goshawk flying over Timberwolf Mt. in Yakima County, WA. September 15, 2007. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 1225 times.
Juvenile Northern Goshawk #2. Timberwolf Mt., Yakima County, WA. September 15, 2007. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 1225 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: 1350 times.
Cooper's Hawk at S. 1st St. and Valley Mall Blvd., Yakima, WA. Jan. 3, 2015. Digiscoped with an iPhone.
Viewed: 529 times.
Immature Cooper's Hawk in our neighbor's willow tree southwest of the Yakima, WA, airport. Sept. 22, 2015. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 432 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: 429 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: 440 times.
Adult Sharp-shinned Hawk in our neighbor's willow tree southwest of the Yakima, WA, airport. Oct. 18, 2016.
Viewed: 278 times.
Immature Cooper's Hawk in our neighbor's willow tree southwest of the Yakima, WA, airport. Oct. 13, 2016.
Viewed: 264 times.
Immature Cooper's Hawk preening with its tail spread. Oct. 13, 2016.
Viewed: 255 times.
Northern Harrier on Marion Drain Rd. east of Hwy 97 south of Toppenish, WA. Dec. 17, 2016.
Viewed: 261 times.
Juvenile Cooper's Hawk along Lateral A south of Union Gap, WA. Dec. 3, 2016.
Viewed: 261 times.
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