Baby recovering from hawk wounds has tail down
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Welcome to BYC. She may have suffered an injury to her tail, but she more likely is just doing that because she feels sore or still scared.. Her being alert, active, and eating are very good signs. It can be tough with small birds since the hawks will go for them first. Once they get larger, the hawks don't pose quite as much of a problem. We have hawks around daily here with my chickens free ranging. Our rooster does the alarm call to get under cover, and we usually know to go outside and scare them off. Having one or two pine trees they can hide under can help.