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Hawk Or Eagle? in A Tree

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Orpingtons4U, Jan 2, 2012.

  1. Orpingtons4U

    Orpingtons4U Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We Saw A White Tailed Hawk in A Tree That is Close To Our Chickens, Ducks. And Guinea Coop it Stayed For An Hour Watching To See if it Could Get A Free Breakfast And it Left A Little Bit Ago
     
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  2. Orpingtons4U

    Orpingtons4U Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh Sorry We Don't Have Pics
     
  3. corgiscatsandchickens

    corgiscatsandchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If your run is covered, don't worry about it. We have hawks that will perch 6 ft away from our run and look at the girls longingly [​IMG] . Our roo will sound the alarm and move everybody into the chicken house, and then the hawk goes away. As long as the run is covered, just laugh.

    Good thing about the hawks--they'll eat a TON of mice, rats, snakes and other vermin! [​IMG]
     
  4. Orpingtons4U

    Orpingtons4U Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks My Mom Will be Relived about that [​IMG]
     
  5. Orpingtons4U

    Orpingtons4U Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh we now think its an eagle
     
  6. corgiscatsandchickens

    corgiscatsandchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Even more fun if it is an eagle! Not saying that it isn't, but the chances aren't nearly as good. Unless you're near a large creek or a river, it's not extremely likely to be a Bald Eagle, and you just don't have Golden Eagles in your neck of the woods. (I'm a former southern WV gal myself) Whatever you've got, get pics! [​IMG]
     
  7. Orpingtons4U

    Orpingtons4U Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Okay if he shows up again i will try to get a pic of him
     
  8. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    If tail is pure white,.......could be a bald eagle....they are making a big come back in our area.
     
  9. Orpingtons4U

    Orpingtons4U Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:What it looked like it had Yellow legs and a bit of white on the top of his wing and his tail no white head could of been a young one?
     
  10. Wile E.

    Wile E. Out Of The Brooder

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