Tag Archives: Cooper’s Hawk

Sharpie, the Cooper’s ‘Innocent’ Cousin

Wherever you find birds in the greater Tucson area, sooner or later you’ll find a Cooper’s Hawk, as well.  This is to be expected, since Cooper’s Hawks feed almost exclusively on other birds.  And, being resourceful, Cooper’s Hawks are commonly … Continue reading

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Is that a Cardinal or a Pyrrhuloxia?

  Whether you collect rocks or photograph wildflowers, it’s always more fun when you know what you are looking at.  Similarly, one of the pleasures of birding is being able to identify the birds you are watching.  A good field … Continue reading

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Wild Bird Pets and Birds as Threats to Pets

This month we’re looking at two aspects of birds and pets:  can the wild birds of your yard become familiar enough to be considered ‘pets’, and are any of your real pets, dogs and cats, at risk around SaddleBrooke’s wild … Continue reading

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