Archive for August 7th, 2016

Hawk Roadkill

New hawks must somehow learn that swooping across roadways doesn’t work like swooping across lawns:

Road-killed hawk - Red Oaks Mill - 2016-07-04

Road-killed hawk – Red Oaks Mill – 2016-07-04

We think one of “our” new Cooper’s Hawks didn’t survive its lesson.

That’s the third dead hawk we’ve seen on recent rides; it’s been a rough few weeks for new hawks. Mary also spotted a smashed owl along one of her routes.

Yeah, they’re just birds, but …

Cropped and tweaked from a Sony HDR-AS30V helmet camera image.

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