Thank the good lord for Mocking birds

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Castaway, Jun 17, 2009.

  1. Castaway

    Castaway In the Brooder

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    I was out in my front yard this morning tilling and raking when I heard a bunch of birds screeching and yelling like crazy. I looked up and saw what must have been 4 or 5 birds chasing away a hawk. Man, it was a sight to behold! My respect and admiration for mocking birds had already skyrocketed after I saw one chasing my neighbor's cat past my house a week or so ago. Now, I'm thinking we should change the symbol of our nation from eagle to mocking bird. [​IMG]

    It's good to know those MBs got my girls back. [​IMG]
     
  2. Ms~Silkie~Girl

    Ms~Silkie~Girl Songster

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    haha [​IMG]
     
  3. I see this alot where I live. . .and its always a hawk that is getting "chased" by other smaller birds . . .tiny but mighty really fits here.
     
  4. TillinWithMyPeeps

    TillinWithMyPeeps Waiting for Spring...

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    That's why you shouldn't kill a mockingbird [​IMG]
     
  5. Judy

    Judy Crowing

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    We have hawks, crows and mockingbirds, seen daily. Maybe this is why I have never seen a hawk near my chickens.
     
  6. TrixiePA

    TrixiePA Songster

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    I feel the same gratitude to the killdeers we have here. They make so much noise my chickies just run for the shelters I put in their run. Which is covered btw but they don't get that.

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