Date: 6/28/18 11:28 am
From: Adrian Burke via CTBirds <ctbirds...>
Subject: Re: [CT Birds] Red tailed hawk
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Adrian Burke
New York City

On Thu, Jun 28, 2018 at 2:26 PM Adrian Burke <aburke173...> wrote:

> Here in New York City, our local Red-tailed Hawks are pretty much unphased
> by people, especially juveniles. They are often seen, in Central Park at
> least, on low, pathside branches with heavy foot traffic right below and
> are generally hard to flush.
>
> On Thu, Jun 28, 2018 at 1:20 PM SARAH FAULKNER via CTBirds <
> <ctbirds...> wrote:
>
>> It probably has learned that mice and small mammals often flee from a
>> mower and is looking for an easy meal. Hawks frequently follow haying
>> equipment on farms.
>>
>> Sarah Faulkner, Collinsville
>>
>> > On June 28, 2018 at 12:05 PM Chip Caton via CTBirds <
>> <ctbirds...> wrote:
>> >
>> >
>> > When I’ve been in the arid west I’ve watched hawks ride on those huge
>> irrigation arms as they circled through the fields.
>> >
>> > > On Jun 28, 2018, at 10:09 AM, Craig Minor via CTBirds <
>> <ctbirds...> wrote:
>> > >
>> > > Has anyone experienced a red tailed hawk who isn't afraid of humans ?
>> I
>> > > have a hawk that will come and watch me cut the grass , it will sit
>> on the
>> > > branch no more than 8 feet above me and just watch as i cut the grass
>> even
>> > > going underneath the hawk while it is perched on the branch ( me on
>> the
>> > > riding mower ) doesn't phase it one bit . It will folloow me around
>> the
>> > > yard as I cut the grass and I have even walked over to it and stood
>> under
>> > > the branch to watch the hawk and it doesn't phase,it , I look at it
>> and it
>> > > kooks at me.
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