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  • Red-tailed hawk impaled with arrow; suspect sought

    09/10/2018 8:01:12 PM PDT · by boycott · 36 replies
    AL.com ^ | 9-10-2018 | Leada Gore
    The Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division is looking for information to find the person who shot an arrow through a Red-tailed Hawk. The division received reports of the wounded falcon Sunday in the Hartselle area of Morgan County. A member of the Alabama Hawking Association responded to the scene but was unsuccessful in their efforts to capture the hawk for medical treatment. Efforts to locate and capture the bird continue today. "Hawks are protected by state and federal laws. Most sportsmen make good, ethical choices, and don't like to see when others choose not to," the division said in...
  • Red tailed hawk lands 10' from my neighbor's toddlers

    07/29/2018 9:18:49 PM PDT · by EinNYC · 104 replies
    My yard | 7/30/18 | Me, Myself, & I
    This is NYC, not rural NJ. This is what makes this so weird. While my neighbor's 18 month old and 3 year old daughters were happily splashing around in a little pool in the yard, a red tailed hawk landed on the porch railing not 10' from the little girls. My neighbor shot several pics with her cell phone. She would have called me over, knowing I'm an avid birder, but I had just left in my car on an errand. Scared that the raptor might hurt her kids, she grabbed them and took them inside. I guess Mr. Hawk...
  • Jilted Hawk Discovers Her Nest Is Home to a third Bird

    03/03/2018 7:49:59 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 36 replies
    New York Post ^ | March 3, 2018 | Melkorka Licea
    A cheep slut has come between a hawk and her hubby. For the last five years, two red-tailed hawks named Christo and Dora have ruled the roost at Tompkins Square Park, mating and raising 10 chicks together. But three months ago, Dora had to leave and go to rehab for an injured wing. And while hawks usually mate for life, an opportunistic bachelorette named Nora soon arrived and began flapping her feathers at Christo.
  • Hawk Seeks Refuge in Taxi During Hurricane Harvey

    08/28/2017 10:23:21 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    A hawk sought shelter in a Houston man’s taxi while Hurricane Harvey approached Texas on August 25. William Bruso came back to his taxi after stopping to stock up on food and supplies for the storm, when he realized a Coopers hawk was sitting in the passenger seat of his car.
  • Hawk seeks hurricane relief in Houston cab

    08/28/2017 3:36:04 PM PDT · by ItsOnlyDaryl · 23 replies
    The Extract ^ | 8.28.17 | Editor
    As Hurricane Harvey approached Texas late last week, one cab driver picked up an unusual passenger apparently seeking shelter from the storm.
  • BAE's Advanced Hawk demonstrator spreads its wings in maiden flight

    06/08/2017 11:51:00 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki
    New Atlas ^ | June 08, 2017 | David Szondy
    Since it was introduced in 1976, well over a thousand of BAE Systems' Hawk trainer jets have entered service in 18 countries around the world. Now the latest variant, the Advanced Hawk, has taken to the air for the first time in the skies over Warton, Lancashire, UK in demonstrator form. Boasting a new wing design and a revamped cockpit, the Anglo-Indian two-seater is intended to train pilots to handle fifth-generation combat aircraft. The Advanced Hawk is designed to bridge the gap between basic training and hands-on supersonic fighter training(Credit: BAE Systems) With the introduction of aircraft such as the...
  • Squirrel Escapes Death from Hawk by Ejecting

    07/21/2016 6:52:18 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 19 replies
    Cal Sportsman ^ | 7/21/2016 | C Bailey
    Blast off! Watch as this squirrel leaps from tree and escapes from being this hawk’s lunch. Many scenarios in life require the fight or flight instinct. It is pretty clear which one this squirrel chose in his near death experience. This brown squirrel went from being dead meat to a flying squirrel in a matter of seconds. Like something out of a movie, it looks as if the squirrel hit Inspector Gadget’s ejector button as he launches from the greenery and into the blue sky. The squirrel lives to see another day and is telling all his squirrel buddies what...
  • 'Combat Hawk' aircraft by next year's 'Aero India'

    02/12/2016 9:13:33 AM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 1 replies
    Press Trust of India ^ | February 11, 2016
    The combat version of Advanced Jet Trainer, Hawk aircraft, is likely to be showcased in the next year's Aero India, a biennial air show of India. State-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited is hoping that the 'Combat Hawk' will be an ideal export product besides being used domestically. Highly placed sources said a foreign country has already evinced interest in the product. They said that such an aircraft, slower than a fighter jet, can be useful for operations in forested areas and in low mountains. Moreover, many countries cannot afford to spend big on bigger fighter aircraft and hence the project has...
  • The Graham/McCain/Rubio Foreign Policy Exposed

    12/17/2015 7:44:29 PM PST · by Isara · 7 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | December 17th, 2015 | Daniel Horowitz
    Is it “hawkish” to empower the Muslim Brotherhood throughout the Middle East? What about arming Al Qaeda affiliates and creating chaos for Jihad to thrive? Thanks to Tuesday night’s debate, the American people finally observed a substantive debate that highlights the false choice and phantom labeling of “isolationist” vs. hawk.  There legitimately are some isolationists who believe the Islamists are not a problem so long as we don’t “bother” them.  But that is not the position of most conservatives.  In fact, most conservatives fully understand the threat of Islamic supremacism.  It is those who subscribe to the Graham/McCain/Rubio foreign policy...
  • Need Help identifying this Hawk/Raptor ~ Vanity

    06/21/2015 6:09:41 PM PDT · by GraceG · 122 replies
    So across my street there is Hawk or big Raptor type bird that lives in a tree, well this spring it had some hatch-lings and now they are flying around the nearby house shrieking and raising a ruckus, think the momma bird tossed them out of the nest as they can now fly. Wondering if any freeples out there have any idea what sort bird this is, I managed to get some up close pics of them. I need a few questions answered. 1. Will they damage my property? 2. Will they kill the squirrels that actually do damage my...
  • Flaming Hawk With Snake in Its Talons Sparks Fire Near La Jolla

    06/09/2015 5:58:35 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 3,974 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Tuesday, Jun 9, 2015 | R. Stickney
    The cause of an early morning fire north of San Diego was an electrocuted bird falling from an active power lineA bird carrying a snake in its talons struck power lines north of San Diego, sparking a hillside fire just west of The Merge. San Diego Police arrived to the location on Dunhill Street near the intersection of Interstates 5 and 805 just before 6 a.m. Flames were burning very close to businesses including the General Atomics building, officials said. Officers called in San Diego Fire-Rescue crews who contained the fire within an hour. Fire officials initially told NBC 7...
  • Red-Tailed Hawk Is Winning White House Turf Battle

    06/02/2015 3:44:03 PM PDT · by Theoria · 31 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 01 June 2015 | Julie Hirschfeld Davis
    A newcomer has arrived at the White House, provoking fierce turf battles and carrying out more than one lethal confrontation in broad daylight. But this is no political power struggle; it is nature. A red-tailed hawk is prowling the lush White House lawn and perching just above the second-story window of President Obama’s East Wing residence, lured by a booming population of gray squirrels and undeterred by the harassment of smaller birds that have tried in vain to displace it. The hawk has captivated those who frequent the White House, from visitors to journalists to staff members, some of them...
  • Angry Bird: Hawk knocks drone out of the sky

    10/09/2014 5:23:50 PM PDT · by BigEdLB · 56 replies
    Fox 5 San Diego ^ | 10/9/14 | Fox 5 Digital Team
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – A hawk swooping in and attacking a drone while it was flying over a park in Massachusetts Wednesday was captured on video. (HT Drudge)
  • PICTURE: BAE's Hawk T1 turns 40

    08/21/2014 12:38:29 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 10 replies
    Flightglobal.com ^ | August 21, 2014 | JAMIE HUNTER
    Qinetiq has marked the 40th anniversary of the Hawker Siddeley (now BAE Systems) Hawk jet trainer's first flight by commissioning in-flight pictures of pre-production aircraft XX154 – which remains in use with the Empire Test Pilots’ School. Jamie Hunter/Qinetiq First flight of the T1-standard aircraft was conducted from Dunsfold, Surrey on 21 August 1974, with the trainer flown by test pilot Duncan Simpson OBE. Having subsequently served with experimental and research units, XX154 is now owned by Qinetiq and operated from the UK Ministry of Defence's Boscombe Down site in Wiltshire. It continues to be flown as a test pilot...
  • Allegations of Voter Fraud in MN DFL Primary

    Absentee voting started Friday, six weeks ahead of primary elections. Already there are strong allegations of voter fraud. The attorney for Phyllis Kahn says he got word Thursday night; there might be hundreds of people who are registering and voting using an address that's not their home. Absentee voting kicked-off Friday morning in a hotly contested democratic primary race for the state house between incumbent Phyllis Kahn and Mohamud Noor. Brian Rice, attorney for the Phyllis Kahn Volunteer Committee, claims there's voter fraud. "I think there is a coordinated effort to use this address to bring voters into the DFL...
  • Hawk Attacking Water Balloon at 4000FPS Makes for Some Incredible Footage

    03/07/2014 12:42:42 PM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 23 replies
    PETAPIXEL ^ | March 06,2014 | Gannon Burgett
    With the rise in popularity and drop in price of high speed cameras, more and more incredible footage is getting captured of events our human brain would otherwise be unable to see in such detail.
  • Time redouble our efforts against Syrian War!

    09/10/2013 6:20:43 PM PDT · by JSDude1 · 1 replies
    JSDude1
    The President didn't make a compelling case for war, IMO. In some ways he contradicted himself: FOLKS IT'S TIME FOR US TO RE-DOUBLE our efforts AGAINST WAR ON SYRIA! Let's go.
  • Hawk Views

    07/31/2012 8:35:23 AM PDT · by Revski · 3 replies
    Youtube video ^ | 7-31-2012 | Revski
    This animated video of a rough-leg hawk from the north western part of America is watching from a high tree limb with actual sounds and my wife singing a Capella the first verse of, Nothing But The Blood.
  • YARD BABY

    07/05/2012 11:00:45 AM PDT · by SWAMPSNIPER · 20 replies
    self | July 05, 2021 | swampsniper
    The Red shouldered Hawks have been busy this spring way back in my patch of woods. When I got home from the doctor's office just before noon this little guy was over the driveway. It was watching me and making little please feed me noises, momma has booted it out of the pantry.Before you ask, why shouldn't I take a camera to the doctors office? I would have missed some good stuff!
  • Mortal Combat: Snake vs. Hawk

    06/09/2012 2:20:59 AM PDT · by Daffynition · 40 replies
    AnimalPlanet ^ | 01/12/2012 | David Mizejewski
    I just recevied an email with some stunning photos depicting the daily struggle of life in the animal world. I share them here because while this kind of thing must happen millions of times every day across the globe, rarely do we ever get to see it up close. To me, that makes this an odd thing to see. The outcome is also pretty amazing considering the circumstances. I don't know the origin of the photos, or the veracity of the story, but the photos don't lie and are pretty stunning. Here's the tale included in the email I received:...