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Dana Murr

Wheatfield, IN, United States


During the winter, a Cooper’s Hawk always comes to my backyard to hang out in the Crabapple tree and scare my birds away. Sometimes, it gets dinner. This particular time, I was able to sneak up on it and get some good although graphic photos of him tearing apart a Dark Eyed Junco. When it was done, it flew onto the fence and turned it’s head completely around!



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Species: Cooper's Hawk

What’s For Dinner?

Hungry in the winter!

One response to “What’s for dinner?”

  1. Jeff Kozma says:

    Wonderful capture. I’m always amazed at how they pretty much consume everything, even the entire legs. I have watched the same scenario unfold with Sharp-shinned Hawks in my yard.

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