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Photo by PoPville flickr user Phil

Phil captions:

“A juvenile Cooper’s hawk stands tall over its prey, a hapless pigeon. The hawk caught the pigeon in midair about 10 feet off the ground near Union Station.

Cooper’s hawk
Accipiter cooperii

Rock dove (pigeon)
Columba livia
Lower Senate Park, Capitol Hill, Washington, DC”

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Photo by PoPville flickr user Phil