Date: 6/28/18 11:27 am
From: Adrian Burke via CTBirds <ctbirds...>
Subject: Re: [CT Birds] Red tailed hawk
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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