What Shape is its Head?

Cooper’s Hawk

I talked to Steve today about this bird’s gender. As it turns out, you have to be a geneticist to know. Generally speaking (according to Steve) females heads are more flat, and they have longer beaks. There is no empirical standard. They are just compared to each other. Which means that both sexes look pretty much alike and mostly skill at sexing these birds is just practiced experience.

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