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'You're supposed to be scared of me'
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Posted By: kwaller, 02-04-2018, 11:26 PM

Captured a sequence of images of a Coopers Hawk trying to scare off a fake owl on my neighbor's deck. This went on for several minutes as the hawk dove an swooped at the the fake, plastic owl.This series of these images was picked up by the Mercury News in England and a short story was posted on the internet.

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Lovely image and great story. Worthy of an Otis award. ;-)
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QuoteOriginally posted by kwaller Quote
Captured a sequence of images of a Coopers Hawk trying to scare off a fake owl on my neighbor's deck. This went on for several minutes as the hawk dove an swooped at the the fake, plastic owl.This series of these images was picked up by the Mercury News in England and a short story was posted on the internet.
Nice one!
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Good job for that owl, not being intimidated.

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Great capture!
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Great photo...Great Horned Owls, even the plastic variety... are mobbed by a variety of different birds. Reason being...I understand they have a voracious appetite and eat just about everything.

Reminds me of the Looney Tunes cartoon many years ago where they listed the different animals/birds that the cartoon character the Tasmanian Devil ate...which like the Great Horned Owl....was pretty well everything under the sun.
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QuoteOriginally posted by kwaller Quote
Captured a sequence of images of a Coopers Hawk trying to scare off a fake owl on my neighbor's deck. This went on for several minutes as the hawk dove an swooped at the the fake, plastic owl.This series of these images was picked up by the Mercury News in England and a short story was posted on the internet.
That's a great shot! It reminds me of the little chicken hawk that used to pester Foghorn Leghorn on the old Looney Tunes cartoons.
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QuoteOriginally posted by kwaller Quote
Captured a sequence of images of a Coopers Hawk trying to scare off a fake owl on my neighbor's deck. This went on for several minutes as the hawk dove an swooped at the the fake, plastic owl.This series of these images was picked up by the Mercury News in England and a short story was posted on the internet.
One angry-looking hawk!

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QuoteOriginally posted by kwaller Quote
Captured a sequence of images of a Coopers Hawk trying to scare off a fake owl on my neighbor's deck. This went on for several minutes as the hawk dove an swooped at the the fake, plastic owl.This series of these images was picked up by the Mercury News in England and a short story was posted on the internet.
This is precious!
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