I have watched as one swooped in and nabbed a bird several times. Once one caught a Mourning Dove and the Dove's mate flew screaming after them. That scared my mind. I will never forget it. That said....I actually love Hawks. They are very regal and beautiful native birds. I am fascinated by their ability to sneak up on their prey and realize that this is merely the cycle of Nature. Hawks have to eat also. I just wish they would catch the dang rats instead of the songbirds.
I haven't been able to get any recent pictures (they were to swift) but can share pictures from past visits.
This is my best capture.
This Sharpe-Shin was further away at the edge of the woods outside my yard/garden in this photo so it isn't very clear. Just look at those claws!
Due to connection problems with my wireless server, I will not be able to visit my favorite blogs. Many thanks to the great tech at AT&T for getting me back online! Rosalind (sp?) Logan you are a jewel and deserve a raise. Thanks!!!
Wishing All.....Peace,Health, Wealth, and Love!