Peregrine hunting on Wall St.

Once an endangered species in the United States, North American peregrine falcon populations have made a great comeback due to bans on usage of DDT and similar pesticides. I just took these photos at 10:30 on Wall St. overlooking Cripple Cove.

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4 Responses to Peregrine hunting on Wall St.

  1. Anonymous says:

    Hi Sharon. That’s a Copper’s Hawk!

  2. Hi Sharon. That’s a Cooper’s Hawk!

  3. Sharon says:

    Whoops! I should have looked at the photos I took of the Cooper’s Hawk last April! Thanks, Bill!

  4. No problem Sharon. I have quite a few of the cooper’s hawk myself. Wonder if it’s the same bird…

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