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Old April 1st, 2011, 09:20 AM
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This morning a watched 2 Gracklers in the grass fighting,I guess it's normal,but I hate having wounded birds to take care of,so I scared them off..
2 minutes later a Hawk swooped down on one of themso,so much for me trying to interfere with nature.
I took a few pics,but my camera is not a good one,you can still kind of see the Hawk in the back and the Squirrel eating away with no problems...while the Hawk is tearing at the Grackler.
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Old April 1st, 2011, 09:30 AM
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stinky hawks...can't they eat while we're not lookin!!! cute squirrel!
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Old April 1st, 2011, 12:28 PM
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You have to admit, though, chico, that it's a beautiful hawk! Looks like a little Sharp-tailed Hawk. It's hard to watch, but hawks have to eat, too.
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Old April 1st, 2011, 12:51 PM
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How can you tell Hazel?

Chico is your birdbath on a "living tree stump" ?
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Old April 1st, 2011, 04:22 PM
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chico cute squirrel *S* Is that stool placed there so the squirrels can get a drink from the heated bird bath?
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Old April 1st, 2011, 04:36 PM
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No TQ,it's for me to meditate onjust kidding!
Actually we have it there,because Rocky loved to lay under it,I guess we can take it away now
The Squirrels jump up,don't need a stool.

3xm.no it is not,it has a concrete base,but we planted a Virginia Creeper beneath it,the same stuff that grows on the back of the house.

I LOVE any birds,I just don't like to watch them kill another bird..it so happened this morning,that I was looking at the Gracklers when the Hawk swooped down.
He had really nice fan-shaped tail-feathers.
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