Included in "OUR PICKS" (below) is the book "The Cooper's Hawk: A Cross Timbers Chronicle" by Vic McLeran. Vic has been a falconer and raptor freak for decades. His favorite is the Cooper's hawk, a bird he views as the "ultimate winged athlete." A former newspaperman, magazine staffer, editor and freelance journalist, McLeran has served as information-education chief for both the Kansas Forestry, Fish and Game Commission and the Florida Game and Freshwater Fish Commission. His articles and natural history profiles have appeared in Sports Afield, Outdoor Life, Southern Outdoors, and Saltwater Sportsman among others, and in the book, Successful Outdoor Writing. He currently lives, writes and hunts his Cooper's hawk among the Cross Timbers of Oklahoma.
This is a neat video starring the Cooper's Hawk at a backyard bird feeder. Enjoy!
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