Red Tailed Hawks in the backyard
(Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
I live in a highrise building in downtown Toronto, Ontario.
I started noticing the pigeons flying in circles in groups, there are a lot of pigeons around here, so I started watching the skies, and noticed groups of birds of prey chasing them.
I know for a fact they were Red Tailed Hawks, as I am a avid bird watcher, only Birds of prey.
My main story is there are townhouses with backyards on the first floor of the building, I was walking by one in the early afternoon, and was just walking when this loud bang made me jump a bit. As i turned my head to see what the noise was, this Hawk flew over my head and landed in a tree.
I startled them while they were eating some pigeons and the Hawk's wing had hit the glass door so hard I thought it was going too break as it flew off.
There were three of them and the other two were staying there still eating the pigeons, it was a very nice sight.
I have also been lucky to have seen a few Peregrine Falcons on the roof, they love them cause the buildings are very tall.
I see them fly by my balcony cause I am on a high floor.
I love it, also see the odd Turkey Vulture fly by, it's very nice to live in such a big city and see these wonderful birds.
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