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Having Some Fun
04-AUG-2013

Having Some Fun

I was checking on the birding activity in the desert behind our place when a large juvenile Cooper's Hawk landed in front of me and started to chase a lizard under a small bush.
This was surprising behavior as I had never seen a Cooper's Hawk do this before plus the hawk did not seem to mind that I was in the area. Maybe it was just having some fun.

Tucson, AZ
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Range View 16-Sep-2013 03:22
A marvelous capture Jim, he certainly seems to be very relaxed. V
Barbara
Milan Vogrin09-Sep-2013 16:12
Beautiful bird and photo!V!