Driftless Prairies: Native Habitat Restoration

Nature inspires awe!

Cooper’s Hawk

An Accipiter, Cooper’s Hawk are truly the reason people call them “bird feeders” as they not only feed the little birds but Cooper’s Hawks are notorious for hanging around feeders for their food…the little birds!! These hawks are quick and agile, making them ideal for hunting in urban areas.

Cooper’s Hawks were once threatened with extinction because of DDT. Like the eagles, their eggshells were so thin they could not sustain a baby bird’s development.

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