Urban Wildlife Sighting…Osprey in the backyard?!

Yup. On Monday, I was in the back yard doing some pruning, when I heard an angry crow.  Looking up to the power in the next door neighbors’ yard, I noticed a huge hawk trying to enjoy its lunch in … Continue reading

A Visit from the Hawk

Coopers Hawk sitting in our backyard Chinese Elm tree, trying to decide which chicken it wants for lunch. Hawks are a serious concern for free ranging chickens, even for flocks living in urban areas, like ours. Since I spend a … Continue reading