Dang hawk!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by Pigeon Rookie, Aug 15, 2016.

  1. Pigeon Rookie

    Pigeon Rookie Just Hatched

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    Almost lost one of my rollers today!!! There is am watching a aerial show when this huge red hawk comes out of thin air!! Almost takes my slower pigeon then vanishes...
    This is the 3rd time I see a hawk when I let my pigeons out. This time it was too close!!!
    Talk about feeling helpless......
     
  2. Hokum Coco

    Hokum Coco Overrun With Chickens

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    I have been having hawk problems as well lost a few young homers matter of fact. Been having better luck releasing them after supper.
     
  3. jak2002003

    jak2002003 Overrun With Chickens

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    Keep you birds in for a week or so... so the hawk goes elsewhere to look for food.

    When you start to release them again, let them out at different times each day.. so the hawk does not get to know what time potential dinner is put out.
     
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  4. 03passat

    03passat Just Hatched

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    Eeek
     
  5. laughingdog

    laughingdog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Or crack the hawk with a rock thrown. Lol
     
  6. loftkeeper

    loftkeeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    just a reminder you break federal laws if you kill birds of prey call game warden he may be able to help
     
  7. laughingdog

    laughingdog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I didn't say to kill it, but yeah illegal and trackers are placed in hawks now.. So you gotta take to river immediately if you shoot one etc. BOPs are not endangered at all anymore but still protected under Federal law in usa. Pigeons actually are as well, especially homing pigeons and banded ones, by several presidents of past, but no one upholds those laws.
     
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