Thursday, May 31, 2012
Red-tailed Hawk gets the Hare
The problem would be the hare was far too big for moving! Clearly frustrated he moved to the top of the neighbors garage and perched for a bit as the mockingbird continued to dive bomb him. He'd look over at me from time to time but I wasn't going anywhere as the other neighbors orange cat was in my yard about 10 minutes before that so thought he may still be around so wanted to be an extra set of eyes for the hawk. After a while he'd come back down and start on his dinner.
I'd wake up this morning and could hear the robins making the same chipping note so look out the window and the Red-tailed Hawk would be back for some morning breakfast which consisted of leftovers of course! The mockingbird would be back mobbing but this time I just looked from the porch and after a while he carried the hare off to feast in peace I'm assuming. A highlight of my week by far and it just goes to show you how much fun birding can be in your own back yard. I'm making it a hobby every night now and something I look forward to doing after a long day at work.
Take are all
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