Hawk Conflict

My husband and I were working the backyard this morning, cleaning up the garden after a long, hard winter. The hacking, digging and trimming were beginning to pay off when both of us heard the unmistakable “Kreeee!” of a red-tailed hawk. We’ve had a red-tailed hanging around the neighborhood for the last few winters https://amylaw.blog/2018/12/13/red-tailed-hawk/,Continue reading “Hawk Conflict”

Hawk Nest Monitoring Begins

As many of you know, I volunteer for the Jefferson County Open Space along the Front Range of Colorado. Last year, I worked on a new-to-me program, hawk nest monitoring. The nest I watched last year seems to have been abandoned, so I moved to a new spot this year, watching Red-Tailed Hawks. So farContinue reading “Hawk Nest Monitoring Begins”

Coopers Hawk Misses Dinner

It was an cold and wet weekend.  Pouring rain alternated with a light drizzle, and the temperature hovered in the mid-fifties.  Perfect weather to suck the warmth right out of your bones.You could tell the little brown birds – sparrows, finches, goldfinches and a few chickadees – were feeling the weather.  Probably twenty little birdsContinue reading “Coopers Hawk Misses Dinner”