Tag Archives: hawks

Bold in the Morning

This Cooper’s let me get within 8 feet before he flew off.  Though I do feel a little more cautious these days after one swooped at me last year.

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He poses by the roses . . .

So nice of my friendly neighborhood Cooper’s hawk to pose by my neighbor’s roses.  I had just told hubby a couple of days before that it would be a perfect backdrop.  And there he is!

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Juxtaposition

So nice of the Cooper’s hawk to pose in front of the neighbor’s roses behind my fence.  I had made the request in my mind, but did not know he had heard me.  🙂  Guess he did.

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Lilly’s Cafeteria–Self-serve

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Fencing–In a Manner of Speaking

I wasn’t sure if this was a Napoleon complex or if he was injured, but it did seem he protected that one foot for a long time.  Of course, he could just be showing off.  I could stand on one … Continue reading

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Mystery Hawk?

We are used to seeing Coopers, but this guy is new.  He is the biggest hawk to come to the yard, and because he is so red, I thought he was a red-tailed hawk.  But he has the banded tail … Continue reading

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Roses and Raptors

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Thought for the Day: RUNNNNNN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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A Hawk Flock

My husband was out hanging laundry (and yes, he does laundry! :-)), and he called me to come out with my camera.  Above us flew several hawks.  They moved in a circling pattern as I have seen one or maybe two … Continue reading

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A Study in Contrasts

I have seen some red-tailed hawks aloft now and then, but my Coopers have been gone all summer.  Not sure where they go. I was thinking it would be so nice to get a picture of a hawk beside my neighbor’s … Continue reading

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