Tag: birds

Hawk Takes Down a Squirrel

One of our technicians recently got to witness an exhibition of nature at her finest and snapped these pictures of a Coopers Hawk swooping down on a squirrel. The hawk dive-bombed the squirrel in the road right in front of our tech. The tech snapped some pics as the hawk and the squirrel wrestled momentarily […]

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Starlings and Their Diseases

The European starling is one of the most common nuisance birds in the United States. Introduced to the U.S. in 1891, the 50 original pairs have ballooned into a national population estimated at 200 million. Starlings have a black, speckled coloration and a very short tail. They prefer urban or suburban habitats where man-made structures […]

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