Date: 6/28/18 7:45 pm
From: Paul Plotnick via CTBirds <ctbirds...>
Subject: Re: [CT Birds] Red tailed hawk
Once I hit a golf ball into a sand trap. Young red-Tailed flew down and
stood guard over the ball, glaring at me. I guess he thought it was an egg.
I told him he was wasting his time and he reluctantly flew off.

On Thu, Jun 28, 2018 at 4:54 PM, C Wood via CTBirds <
<ctbirds...> wrote:

> I have several times walked right up to a perched or on the ground
> juvenile Red-tailed Hawk; apparently sometimes they have not been taught to
> fear humans. They’ll learn quick enough. If it's an adult, prey gleaning
> is more likely.
>
> Chris Wood
> Woodbury, CT
> 203 558-0654
>
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>
>
> > On Jun 28, 2018, at 10:13 AM, Tony Eason via CTBirds <
> <ctbirds...> wrote:
> >
> > It might have learned that "equipment" may flush prey animals.
> > On Thursday, June 28, 2018, 10:10:30 AM EDT, 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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