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Subject: [Leica] king of the birdbath
From: leicar at (Aram Langhans)
Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2010 18:50:40 -0700
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Just don't wear a hat with feathers....

Nice capture.

As my friend, a raptor biologist says, there are two kinds of birds in the 
Raptors and Raptor food.


> From: Ken Carney <kcarney1 at>
> Subject: [Leica] king of the birdbath
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> Normally our front yard birdbath is full of birds splashing around
> around this time, but today I noticed this guy.  No one else came
> around.  After I snapped this pic,he took off and came back with dinner,
> which he ate in the pine tree above the birdbath.  Another bird, since
> there were feathers and what-all flying as he chowed down.  I think this
> is a kite hawk, a royal PITA in our local park (Kite Park), since they
> dive-bomb people walking in the evening.  You learn to wear a cap if you
> don't want stitches.
> Ken Carney

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