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Something has changed in my yard..

Postby Dusty » Mar 13, 2009 11:21 am

I have had my bald eagle visit 3 times now and I seem to have a new resident. A young Red-Tailed Hawk, not to mention the Northern Harrier that's been here a few years now. I think the red-tail is hunting the lil chipmunks as he sit's in the hawthorn looking at the chipmunk hole. :lol: I think the chip know's he's being hunted to because when he comes out.. he pops out fast then runs back in.. gives it a minute the peeks out real slow.. :lol: It's funny as all get out!

I'm not sure what Baldy is after yet.. my pond is frozen and he seems to just rest a second then move along.

I don't understand all the big predators all the sudden.
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Re: Something has changed in my yard..

Postby nanny_56 » Mar 13, 2009 11:47 am

Boy I would be in 7th heaven to have all those big guys in my yard...
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Re: Something has changed in my yard..

Postby Spider » Mar 13, 2009 4:53 pm

I live "in town" surrounded by busy streets. I came home to a chicken! I gave him some of my caged finches seed and he just scratched away. Lol, he was cute! I bet your redtail would like him. :lol:
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Re: Something has changed in my yard..

Postby Dusty » Mar 14, 2009 3:45 pm

oh, no.. I'd keep him if he were a layer. :lol:
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Re: Something has changed in my yard..

Postby caliloo » Mar 15, 2009 6:43 am

Dusty wrote:oh, no.. I'd keep him if he were a layer. :lol:

Me too! What a novelty to have a "him" that lays eggs!
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Re: Something has changed in my yard..

Postby Annie » Mar 15, 2009 7:04 am

caliloo wrote:
Dusty wrote:oh, no.. I'd keep him if he were a layer. :lol:

Me too! What a novelty to have a "him" that lays eggs!



You beat me to it!! :lol: :lol:

We have lots of red tailed hawks around here, and I saw my little hawk the other day swooping through the bird feeder.

Don't have any Bald eagles though! That would be so cool, I wouldn't have to drive anywhere to get a picture of one :)
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Re: Something has changed in my yard..

Postby Dusty » Mar 17, 2009 11:57 am

:lol: That's why they call me Duh-sty! :lol:

I'd still keep him! :lol: We had a rooster once... I got him at an auction for 50 cents because noone wanted him and I felt bad for the guy! :lol: He thought he was a cat... a big fat cat. He slept in my mudroom.. :lol: Folks would come in late and wake him up.. :lol: He's start cockadoodling and scare the daylights out of them! :lol: He let the kids carry him around... he really was cool.
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