canada geese attacking hawks

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by animals1981, Oct 5, 2010.

  1. animals1981

    animals1981 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ive seen a group of canada geese try to kill a hawk that caught a mallard duck does anyone know if any other bird species will attack hawks like that on the ground? I read some place silver phesants will go after them also
     
  2. denim deb

    denim deb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've never seen it on the ground, but I will often see smaller birds attacking larger birds while flying, and it's not just hawks either. It's called mobbing.
     
  3. MMPoultryFarms

    MMPoultryFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 21, 2010
    Okarche Oklahoma
    Geese, Roosters, Mocking birds, Crows, Scissortails, Sparrows, ravens, are a few I have experienced attacking hawks both in air and grounded,Personally my goose does some wierd stuff when a hawk is present like Honking,hissing, he also will charge flapping his wings and some kind of wierd vibrating thing he does. I am sure more byc members can add to this list with there experiences [​IMG]
     

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