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Look who came for a visit.Hawk(pics)

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by birdnutz, Nov 27, 2008.

  1. birdnutz

    birdnutz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A juvie sharp shinned decided our place looked promising. Too small to be much of a worry,just some raised heart rates from our flock. He's on the hunt for all those pesky starlings. The more he eats, the less we have to feed. But he wasn't successful this day.
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  2. 2468Chickensrgr8

    2468Chickensrgr8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think he's gone to tell his buddies were theres a good place to eat this winter...cool pictures ....
     
  3. birdnutz

    birdnutz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It was kind of funny watching our very large toulouse geese open wings and run from this little guy. It would take him a week of riding them just to get thru the down.LOL
     
  4. Ladyhawke1

    Ladyhawke1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Thank you for seeing nature in a different light instead of …”Cousin Kelm…get the rifle!” [​IMG]

    Love your quote.
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    ….make peace with Nature or she will take peace from of you. [​IMG]
     
  5. birdnutz

    birdnutz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks ladyhawke. As my name says,I love birds. Heck I even feed sparrows. The sparrows graced me with a trio of white babies.Hawks are just beautiful and gracefull,I love to watch them. Not to say I hope they decide to take their meals elsewhere. I will discurage the large ones with my presents and sometimes yelling. It's worked so far anyway.LOL

    We need another JFK!!
     
  6. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    Fantastic pictures.
     
  7. chickypoo

    chickypoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Nice pictures! We had a Cooper's Hawk sit on the fence and watch the hens for a little bit. I swear, you could read it on his face, "Well dang it, they are too big. And here I thought I had a free meal." I love hawks!
     
  8. bantamfan

    bantamfan Out Of The Brooder

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    That's a small coopers or sharp-tail hawk, and they prey on small birds like sparrows, or chicks if they're out in the open. They haven't bothered my mature bantams.
     
  9. cheapcheaps_girl

    cheapcheaps_girl Out Of The Brooder

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    cool pic. there awsome [​IMG]
     
  10. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Quote:Coppers will take Pigeon and Pheasant size birds also. I have seen them take some pheasant hens I had turn loose.
     

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