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Photo ID: 1073 3283 3179 0034
Current Taxon: Accipiter cooperii
Photographer: Glenn and Martha Vargas
Date of photo: 1969-10-00
Location: United States, CA, Riverside County, Thermal
Photographer's ID: Accipiter striatus
Photo Submitted: 2002-02-25
Annotation: 1 annotation

Photo ©2002 California Academy of Sciences

Annotation History

Date Name Action Animal Name Before Changes Animal Name Changed to
Annotation Notes
02/13/2009 Allen Fish  taxon changed Accipiter striatus (Sharp-shinned Hawk) Accipiter cooperii (Cooper's Hawk)
This is a juvenile Cooper's Hawk, told by the heavy head and erect nape feathers on the back of the head. Sharp-shinned Hawks dont raise their "crest." Also, legs are large, wide for the bird's size. 

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