Hawks and Eagles (Accipitridae)

Cooper's Hawk (Accipiter cooperii) - HBW 2, p. 161

French: Épervier de Cooper German: Rundschwanzsperber Spanish: Gavilán de Cooper
Other common names: Big Blue Darter, Chicken Hawk

Taxonomy: Falco cooperii Bonaparte, 1828, Bordentown, New Jersey.
Forms superspecies with A. gundlachi, A. bicolor and A. chilensis. Monotypic.

Distribution: USA and S Canada. Winters from N USA to C America, regularly as far S as Honduras, occasionally to Colombia.