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Adrian Hinkle
20. by Adrian Hinkle on February 21, 2011 at 07:49 pm

Cooper's and Sharp-shinned Hawks often shake their tails when they are perched, especially when they have just landed on a branch. Though not helpful in separating different accipiter species as far as I'm aware, it is interesting to watch.

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Citation: Personal Experience. I observe this regularly, highly confident.

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Western Oregon nest described as being 60 feet up in the top of broken-off fir tree. Nest, built by the hawk, was constructed of "coarse dead sticks" (Manassa Schrock 1952).

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