Cooper's hawkCoo·per's hawk
a medium-sized hawk (Accipiter cooperii) with a long, rounded tail and short, rounded wings
Origin of Cooper's hawkafter W. Cooper, 19th-c. United States ornithologist
A medium-sized North American hawk (Accipiter cooperii) that has rounded wings and a rusty breast and preys chiefly on small birds and mammals.
Origin of Cooper's hawkAfter William Cooper (1797-1864), American ornithologist
(plural Cooper's hawks)
Named after William Cooper.