Wildlife in my backyard

Just making my morning cup of coffee and this one is staring at me.It is eating a smaller bird.

It fits the description and range of an immature Cooper’s Hawk.  Immatures have yellow eyes and adults red.  These birds surprise and capture small and medium-sized birds from cover or while flying quickly through dense vegetation. They also eat small mammals such as mice and other small rodents. Other possibilities are lizards, frogs, snakes and large insects. They often pluck the feathers off their prey on a post or other perch just as this one is doing to a smaller bird.

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