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By Pam Burke 

View from the North 40: Nature is wondrous, but not always pretty

 

February 23, 2018



Nature is all around us, and sometimes it’s a little too much in-your-face.

A Cooper’s hawk in upstate New York is helping one city with its pigeon problem, but not everyone is appreciative.

A red-eyed, crow-sized raptor, the Cooper’s hawk normally feasts on birds like pigeons and mourning doves, which are often found in urban and suburban areas — so now the hawks are, too.

NYup.com reports that a bank in Dewitt, New York, had a Cooper’s hawk move into the area in the first part of February and since then has been using the bank’s front entrance as its personal killing ground...



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