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A new visitor to the bird feeding area !

Category: Bird Brain Blog | Posted: Fri Nov 18, 2011 7:11 pm

We seem to have a small hawk hanging around the front yard where the feeders are. I haven't seen him yet, but have heard him several times. Usually our hawks are Redtail Hawks, but from time to time we do get a Sparrow Hawk come by. They are about the size of a Robin. The Redtails are a lot bigger with wing spans of 5 to 6 ft. As far as I know, we haven't lost any birds to the small hawk yet. Last fall we had a Redtail snatch a squirrel right out of a tree. But they can have all of the squireels they want! :)

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glendann wrote on Sat Nov 19, 2011 11:23 pm:

We have the larger redtailed hawks in Texas and sparrow hawks.

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