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Old 10-08-2015, 01:52 AM
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Never expected to see a hawk in my backyard and Iím really excited to see one

Couldnít get the close-up because he flew away as soon as he/she saw me

My aviary is safe has concrete roof is partially under the tree and grape on aviary roof not visible from above but still he found it

This is to share my excitement and to reconfirm the warnings posted by seniors to never let your budgie unattended when taking out


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Old 10-08-2015, 02:08 AM
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I love raptors, they are so stunning!
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Old 10-08-2015, 07:22 AM
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Nice pic and I'm glad your budgies are safe on their aviary!

Where I live I don't have to worry about birds of prey, I have friendly storks and pigeons/doves instead and all the other smaller wild birds.
The owls only come out at night and none of my birds spend nights outdoors, so no problems there. I only have to worry about cats, the stray and the neighbours' ones that practically live as strays (not indoors cats).
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I love raptors, they are so stunning!
I like them too specially the ultimate Peregrine Falcon


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Nice pic and I'm glad your budgies are safe on their aviary!

Where I live I don't have to worry about birds of prey, I have friendly storks and pigeons/doves instead and all the other smaller wild birds.
The owls only come out at night and none of my birds spend nights outdoors, so no problems there. I only have to worry about cats, the stray and the neighbours' ones that practically live as strays (not indoors cats).

Thank you Aluz

Yes stray Cats are the most common danger


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Thanks for posting the great picture and reconfirming the warning to members, chirper!

I have quite a few hawks living near me and they often come by to scope out the wild bird feeding area near my back fence. The most common hawk I have in this area is the Red Tailed hawk and even though they are a danger to the wild songbirds hawks truly are awesome birds!
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Thanks for posting the picture and re-confirming the warning for members, chirper.

There are a lot of red-tailed hawks in my area as I live right by a golf course, so I'm fortunate to be able to see them frequently.
Totally awesome birds!
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What a cool picture! Where I live, we have lots of raptors: Red tailed hawks, falcons, and bald eagles are the most common We also have great horned owls and some other types of owls up in the mountains.

Honestly birds of prey are so amazing! I agree that it's important to have a reminder to our members so thank you for proving everyone's advice about watching out for hawks
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Thanks for posting the picture and re-confirming the warning for members, chirper.

There are a lot of red-tailed hawks in my area as I live right by a golf course, so I'm fortunate to be able to see them frequently.
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What a cool picture! Where I live, we have lots of raptors: Red tailed hawks, falcons, and bald eagles are the most common We also have great horned owls and some other types of owls up in the mountains.

Honestly birds of prey are so amazing! I agree that it's important to have a reminder to our members so thank you for proving everyone's advice about watching out for hawks
Thank you Deborah and Star

You are lucky to have that many birds of prey around you must be wonderful to watch them


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Great picture of a beautiful bird. Glad your little budgies are safe
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