Male Cooper’s Hawk

Post on April 16, 2014 Cooper's Hawk Hawk BirdsRaptor

By:

While the female incubating, the male Cooper’s hawk stands guard nearby for territory and nest defense during day time. I watch this aerial predator up close, on a perch about 10-12 feet high within minimum focus distance of my bare 500mm and he is intimidated by my presence at all.

  • Canon, EOS 1D Mark IV
  • EF 500mm F4L IS USM
  • ISO 50, 1/60, F4.0 ,500mm
  • Farmers Branch, Texas
  • May 18, 2012
Male Cooper's Hawk

See more photos from Cooper's Hawk

  • A Stalking Female Cooper Hawk
  • Female Cooper Hawk perches on a tree branch
  • Cooper's Hawk with baby bird
  • Fledgling Cooper’s Hawk Calling
  • Juvenile Cooper's Hawk with Prey
  • Male Cooper's Hawk with a Prey

See more photos from Hawk

  • Male cooper hawk with a killer
  • female cooper hawk display
  • Juvenile Cooper's Hawk in Morning Light
  • Red-tailed Hawk takes flight, White Rock Lake
  • Juvenile Red-tailed Hawk on a Perch - Seagoville, TX
  • Female Cooper Hawk with Ruffled Feather

Picture Licensing and Usage

Thank you for an interest in my photos. I do not give away any of my photos for free, profit or non-profit usage. Please do not use them without prior written consent from me. No exception. Photo Buyers for Publications, Advertising, or any other use please send your inquiry to below or contact me here.

Comments and Discussions