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Dennis E. Manzer

Portland, OR, United States


These 2 species nested within 0.25 miles of each other. Whenever a member of the eagle pair encroached too closely upon the territory of the Cooper’s Hawks there was instant harassment which lasted a few minutes until the eagle exited the disputed space. There was often a great deal of interspecies vocalization, not likely suitable for a family viewing audience.

Territorial Competitors

Cooper's Hawk asserts its displeasure.

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