Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Bunnies for Breakfast?

I was talking to the furnace guy the other day about geothermal and we just happened to glance out the kitchen window to check the backyard for square footage. We spotted this juvenile red-tailed hawk sitting in the red bud tree. He was focused on a rabbit that had taken cover under a wheelbarrow in the veggie garden. I have seen owls, sharp-shinned, and Cooper's hawks in the back garden, but never a red tailed.  He was huge....and obviously hungry.   He stayed put for about ten minutes, then gave up on the quaking bunny and flew away.

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