Holiday Hawk

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  1. marlingardener

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    This morning we had a hawk land in the big juniper in the field.
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    The hawk obviously wanted husband to photograph his "good side" and turned his head. Look at that beak and talons!

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  3. Sjoerd

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    What do you call this remarkable bird there?
    It is attractive and looks like it has a nice, thick and warm jumper on.
    It does indeed look like it has a grip on things.
     
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    Sjoerd, it is a Red Tail hawk. They are fairly common around here, and welcome because they eat vermin. The one in the photo is all fluffed out because it was a cold morning (cold by our standards, anyway!)
     
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    Cheers Jane.
    It is always good to know things like that. We do not have those over here.
     

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