coyote trap worked real good for hawk with pics

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by jimmythechicken, Jul 15, 2010.

  1. jimmythechicken

    jimmythechicken Songster

    Jun 8, 2010
    ok i got home from work around 5:00 am an open the coop up an then go to check my traps one racoon trap on coyote trap on the edge of our field.i get to the trap an find the hawk that has been hanging around over my coop so me an him went for a ride to the state forrest about 2o miles away hope not to see it again.o.k hear is what all you want to see avictory over a hawk. [​IMG]
    pretty cool to see up close such a pretty bird when he is not trying to kill my chickens.

  2. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

    Jan 4, 2009
    Tempe, Arizona
    Unfortunately, you probably didn't even leave his terrotory if you only went 20 miles. Let's hope he sees lots of enticing hunting there, and is enticed to remain in that area.
  3. jimmythechicken

    jimmythechicken Songster

    Jun 8, 2010
    ya i let him go next to a nice big river an a huge field i hope he does not come back did not want to drive to much with a hawk in the back of my truck:oops:
  4. crossedwires

    crossedwires Chirping

    Jan 19, 2010
    they are a faboulous creature!rare to see a wild one up that closenot much you can do to stop them taking an interest, the area i live has a very very high population of hawks (outskirts dartmoor, devon uk), and we used to get alot of trouble with them. for the last 8-10 years we have kept and bred a fairly large collection of raptors and we do flying and care lessons for the public as a sideline business. so we fly some of our birds for a couple of hours each day and i have to say since we have done that we dont get any trouble from the wild hawks so its been a win win here
  5. D'Angelo N Va.

    D'Angelo N Va. Songster

    Dec 28, 2009
    what a beautiful bird...hopefully he will not bother you any more.
  6. bella1210

    bella1210 Songster

    Jul 10, 2010
    that was not nice [​IMG]
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Quote:What wasn't nice? [​IMG]

    If you cannot stand to see animals in traps, then this area is not for you. Please enjoy the other parts of BYC and avoid Predators & Pests. [​IMG]

  8. pattgal

    pattgal Songster

    Apr 20, 2010
    New Brunswick, Canada
    is that legal? Im trying to figure out how Im gonna free range my flock with 4 bald eagles (sometimes working together looking for something big to eat) and the works around here. If I fence it up nice i eliminate the coyotes and skunks and stuff but there is always those eagles. and over here they are protected. Would I be able to do this and get away with it?
    we sometimes visit my family 3 hours from here so we could release them far enough
  9. Wolfwoman

    Wolfwoman Songster

    May 5, 2010
    Chickaloon, Alaska
    It might be best if you removed those pics... there are people that troll sites JUST to get people in trouble with things like this. I'm sure it's illegal to catch them.... If you need to do it, don't internet it!
  10. dsqard

    dsqard Crazy "L" Farms

    Jun 11, 2010
    York PA
    I don't think the OP was trying to catch the hawk and he released it. He didn't kill it. pattgal you can not trap bald eagles. In fact I don't think you are supposed to trap any raptor.

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