Hawk attack stopped (video)

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Richard Pryor, Jun 15, 2017.

  1. Richard Pryor

    Richard Pryor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For those who say fishing line and CD's, or a decoy owl, or whatever, works to deter hawks, here's an interesting video. I think the only way to stop them is completely covering your run.

     
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  2. Richard Pryor

    Richard Pryor Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For The Birds! Premium Member

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    :wee
     
  4. Birdinhand

    Birdinhand Chillin' With My Peeps

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    impressive save!
     
  5. Debs Flock

    Debs Flock Birds on the brain Premium Member

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    :eek: :eek: :eek:
     
  6. ChickEchick

    ChickEchick Out Of The Brooder

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    WOW - I can't believe it flew in there with a Person in the Yard..... Those suckers are BOLD......
     
  7. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Now that was a really bold or hungry hawk. I have had Coopers hawks hit my aviaries after pigeons while I was standing there. One also attacked a group of birds feeding at my feet. I had a broom in hand and nailed a home run.
     
  8. chickengeorgeto

    chickengeorgeto Overrun With Chickens

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    I think the author intended to mention installing two doors in an airlock style vestibule to help prevent hawks from flying between your legs when you enter your chickens' run or pen. Open the outer door, enter the vestibule and close then lock the outer door. Next sweep or search the vestibule carefully to ensure that no hawks have slipped inside with you. Only after ensuring that the vestibule is hawk free is it safe to open the inner door and enter the run or pen.
     
  9. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For The Birds! Premium Member

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    Nice swing!!
    i had one swoop down close enough that i felt the air movement from its wings, chicks at my feet flew and scampered behind me in a hurry. couldn't find it after it flew off.
     
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  10. GGBEAR

    GGBEAR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Omg cannot believe how brazen that really was
    On the other hand I loved the way the little hair do chicken who was nearly snatched comes waddling in lol its face is ace :D
     

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