Utah Bird Profile
 Cooper's Hawk - Accipiter cooperii

Name Roots: (L. ad, "after"; capito, "take" - for William Cooper)

In Utah:   
characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a deciduous tree or in a conifer at a height of 35-45 (10-60) feet, in a platform nest. This species is not a cowbird host. This species is a carnivore: air and ground hawker.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in lowland riparian and mountain riparian habitats

by Kendall Brown

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