06/15/2010 11:37 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Hawk right outside home office! (What kind?)


current consensus: a Cooper's Hawk.

could be Merlin Falcon or Sharp-shinned Hawk

if you want to check out tail feathers,

smallish, maybe a juvenile, not sure what variety, could use help. maybe it's some other kind of raptor?

after taking photo, discovered a pile of pigeon feathers. sad...

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