Bird Versus Bird

August 26, 2012 - news

I’ve mentioned before how much we like all of the wildlife we see on our property, but yesterday it was the source of some dismay as we watched this juvenile Red-Tailed Hawk try to make our chickens into a breakfast buffet. It is times like these that I am glad I used hardware cloth on the coop. As they say, chicken wire keeps chickens in, but doesn’t keep predators out.

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Neat video, but it’s not a Cooper’s Hawk. Appears to be a juvenile Redtail hawk instead. Their tails aren’t red until they are at least a year old.


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