Cooper's Hawks capture birds with their feet and kill them by repeated squeezing. They have even been known to drown their prey. Three Cooper's Hawks were found in Central Park in this year's Bird Count.(I had a Cooper's Hawk on my NYC terrace February
Muy probablemente una de las rapaces diurnas más desconocidas de Europa y de España. Este ave, Elanus caeruleus, a mi entender absolutamente preciosa, con toda la parte inferior de un blanco inmaculado exceptuando las puntas y el dorso de las alas de un color azul-grisáceo me resulta impresionante.
Cooper's Hawk - Accipiter cooperii - Native to the North American continent, this raptor of the family Accipitridae is found from southern Canada to northern Mexico. As in many birds of prey, the female is the larger of the sexes