One thing we hate to see
when we look out the window into the
backyard is a brownish streak that zips
through and snatches a songbird. The
culprit is usually a Cooper’s Hawk or
a Sharp-shinned Hawk. And, to make
things worse, to watch it eat the bird
in front of you. I happened to be out
in the yard filling bird baths when this
exact thing took place, literally a few
feet from me. Luckily, the hawk missed
its victim and landed on the bird bath.
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