> best wishes,
> > Hi Bonnie,
> > I'd call that either a Cooper's or Sharp-shinned hawk. They prefer,
> > right, pigeons (and the one at my home catches them in flight) or small
> > birds. I have a pair of Sharp-shinned hawks that nest nearby and pay
> > frequent visits . The best way to attract them is having a bird feeder.
> > can always tell when one is in the area even without sighting. The birds
> > silent and go into the pine trees. I've never seen the hawk here near or
> > the pond..that must've been a surprise and neat to see. :-)
> > This is one of the pluses of having a pond, enjoying the different
> > it often attracts.
> > best wishes,
> > June
> Hi June I guess is might have been a female Sharp-shinned
> hawk or
> a female Pigeon hawk which is really a falcon. The females
> look very similiar and I really did have a chance to study
> it well.
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