|The Tiniest Kestrel is all grown up (except for the head fluff)|
Next in line, the baby Cooper's Hawk. He's not quite as fluffy as he was a week ago, and would you look at the size of those feet? Cooper's Hawks are accipiters, a certain group of Hawks designed to hunt and kill birds on the wing. The super-long toes help them reach out and grab their prey in flight.
|Baby Cooper's Hawk|
|Baby Swainson's Hawk|
|Probable Swainson's Hawk father-child reunion|
|Mississippi Kite progression and release|