Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Hawk Sighting

Yesterday, my husband captured this picture from our living room. I’ve never seen a hawk in our neighborhood, either because I haven’t been looking or they are uncommon in the middle of Houston (not sure which).  I used the Backyard Bird Finder from National Geographic to try to identify it. I think it is a young hawk. Possibly a Red-Shouldered Hawk or Cooper’s Hawk. I’m not a bird expert, so if someone knows what bird this is, please let me know.



  1. My husband surprised me with photos of the same kind of bird in our back garden yesterday. It was our first one as well.


  2. Thanks Dorothy for the id.

    Rebecca, great to hear your husband saw one too!