Date: 6/28/18 10:20 am From: SARAH FAULKNER via CTBirds <ctbirds...> Subject: Re: [CT Birds] Red tailed hawk
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. > > _______________________________________________ > > This list is provided by the Connecticut Ornithological Association (COA) for the discussion of birds and birding in Connecticut. > > For subscription information visit http://lists.ctbirding.org/mailman/listinfo/ctbirds_lists.ctbirding.org > > > _______________________________________________ > This list is provided by the Connecticut Ornithological Association (COA) for the discussion of birds and birding in Connecticut. > For subscription information visit http://lists.ctbirding.org/mailman/listinfo/ctbirds_lists.ctbirding.org