|Hawk in the back yard 1/19/13|
|Close-up view of the pic above|
I can't tell you how freakin' exciting this was - better than last time! I didn't want to stop watching him, but decided to head into the other room to grab my camera real quick. Well, he then flew into our neighbor's large tree that is right by our back wall. This was fine because I was able to get better pics than last time.
|"I see you Rocki!"|
|Cooper's Hawk or Sharp-shinned Hawk?|
|Hawk at studio window - 1/3/13|
|This was an awesome site!|
Honestly, I was fumbling with my phone like hot potato as I was afraid that he would be gone before I got the camera up. It finally came on then... click click click click! I even got a short video of him sitting there and then flying away, but it won't upload. I was bummed that the pics came out so crappy, but at least I got a little proof of our new visitor.
I called Mark afterwards and...okay... squealed like a little girl while telling him of what just happened. (I didn't know my voice went up that high) He thought it was pretty cool, but since he got to see him up close and in person this time, he was pretty excited too. Well, he didn't squeal though. Oh, and I'm not sure if it was the same hawk because the one in the back yard seemed much larger.
Every day we have a huge variety of birds that visit all of our feeders, so I'm always looking outside. However, now I'm looking out there even more - like a kid on Christmas eve waiting to see Santa! I just hope that I don't ever see him with a little one and flying off with it.
I also hope he doesn't like squirrels.