A Predator is lurking!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by THough1956, Nov 24, 2009.

  1. THough1956

    THough1956 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Look what my son found in the tree beside my house. Don't worry chickies are locked up tight.

    Isn't he beautiful!!

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  2. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Beautiful! [​IMG]
     
  3. THough1956

    THough1956 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I think he was very curious as to what I was doing with the camera, he kept turning his head looking at me. He stayed a long time before flying away.
     
  4. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    Fantastic
     
  5. mxpres

    mxpres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is great photo,your son was fortunate to get a photo of wildlife such as that,, [​IMG]
     
  6. PandoraTaylor

    PandoraTaylor RT Poultry n Things

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    Neat. beautiful Owl!
     
  7. rhoda_bruce

    rhoda_bruce Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh yes they are beautiful, but I think I prefer the pics rather than being right there with them. Even though I know I can take them, I don't like the idea of those claws grabbing onto me. They just stare at me and don't even mind if I need to pass right under them......uuugggg!!! Twice I had an owl dive for my windshield going over 50 mph on a wooded road I need to pass to get to work. Kind of thing that can give you nightmares.
     
  8. gsim

    gsim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You may not admire him quite so much if he nabs one of your chooks. [​IMG]
     
  9. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    Great pic!!!
     
  10. THough1956

    THough1956 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I don't free range any of my chickens so they are very safe. Kind of worry about my little Yorkie though.

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