Female Cooper Hawk Consumers its Prey

Post on April 15, 2014 Hawk BirdsRaptor

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Female Cooper hawk chowing down its prey, presumably an European Starling left by its mate during nesting season. The male made the kill while the female pluck the bird, ate half and feed the rest to the chicks.

  • Canon, EOS 1D Mark IV
  • EF 500mm F4L IS USM
  • ISO 1250, 1/200, F5.6 ,700mm
  • Farmers Branch, Texas
  • July 18, 2012
female cooper hawk eats prey

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