These birds capture prey from cover or while flying quickly through dense vegetation, relying almost totally on surprise. One study showed that this is a quite dangerous hunting style. More than 300 Cooper's hawk skeletons were investigated and 23% revealed healed fractures in the bones of the chest. Cooper's hawks prey almost exclusively on small to mid-sized birds.
long), with dark bands, round-ended at the tip. They are native to the North American continent and found from Southern Canada to Northern Mexico.
Let's hope he doesn't stop by again anytime soon...