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2010 AND 2011

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What Do Hawks Eat? 
I heard if Hawks are hungry enough they could swoop down and pick up a small dog, is that true? I know they are amazingly strong birds. What …

American Kestrel 
My wife an I have lived in Roslin, Ontario, for 4 years, and since we moved here, we have had Kestrels come and nest in our garage. The first …

n0va59 
I live on the 12th (and top) floor of an apartment building right beside the 401 in Scarborough, Ontario. I have had a Rough Legged Hawk land on my …

Help identifying by description please!  
Okay, so my friend and I are having a difficult time identifying some birds we saw today. I wish we had a camera with us so I could post pics! …

Leucistic Red-tailed Hawk in Richmond Hill? 
On Easter Monday, we spotted, in a tall deciduous tree in the ravine behind our house, a very light, buffy, pale looking Hawk sitting on the bare …

Home Sweet Home 
I just moved to this great new farm house 2 months ago, and in the last two weeks I have been seeing these rather large birds soaring around my …

Hawk (neighbourhood security come cheap) 
I live near Merlin, Ontario, out in the country. Typically Hawks stay here year-round, so I guess these Hawks do not migrate. Right now …

Mystery Raptor pair 
On March 18, in Oakville, Ontario, I saw two large soaring birds of prey (I think). Too large to be Red-Tailed Hawks, these two birds were almost …

Interesting looking Hawk 
I had an interesting looking Hawk sitting in a tree in our backyard in Grimsby, in a residential area for a good 15 minutes. He had a fan shaped …

Broad-winged Hawk Sighting - Southern Ontario 
I live in Ajax, Ontario. Our house looks out onto a small wooded area that has a creek running through it. We have a small bird feeder that …

A Hawk through a dirty Toronto window 
I recently purchased a modest telephoto lens and had been practicing its use on Sparrows in my back yard. Generally I have a small blind I …

Rough-legged Hawk 
Has anyone seen Rough-legged Hawks lately, in and around Kingston, Ontario? We have quite a few sightings in the Gananoque area. We were wondering …

Raptor - Hawk 
I live on the 12th floor of an apartment in central London, Ontario. This is my second sighting. The first was the bird going after pigeons …

Hawk visitor 
S/he just popped in out of nowhere into our suburban back yard (granted our development surrounded on 3 sides by farm lands). Not sure if its a Coopers …

Hawks in our backyard 
We noticed a hawk in our backyard over the last few days. Today we had quite a treat with 3 in our backyard at once. So we think it may be mom …

Flock of Hawks 
I saw a flock of about 30 Hawks last fall near Oshawa, Ontario. It was a beautiful sight, but I am curious as to whether this is a regular …

Raptor sighting 
Calling all Birdwatchers - we need help from any of our readers who are amateur Ornithologists! Pam, from Ayton, Ontario sent us this report …

Merlin in Fort Erie? 
Shannon, one of our readers from Fort Erie sent us this question - Earlier today I was in the Walmart parking lot in Fort Erie, Ontario, when I …

Kestrels near London, Ontario 
One of our readers sent us this report of her sighting today - When my mother and I were driving south of London today, we saw two Kestrels on the …

Having breakfast 
I saw this bird this morning on a fencepost enjoying a small bird for breakfast. I'm hoping someone can identify it for me. Hmmm ... it looks like …

High Park Toronto 
Hawk, lunching on a Squirrel.

Mystery Raptor! 
I don't know what it is ... it is relatively small and very agile. It hunts the birds that attend our bird feeder complex. Yesterday around 4:00 pm …

Bittersweet Wonders of the World. 
July 1, 2010 landed in the middle of the week. Steve, Sam and I went camping at Conestoga Family Campgrounds with Steve's parents, his sister Michelle, …

Broad Wing Hawk 
I was waiting to post this until I got confirmation of my sighting from e-bird Canada (a reporting sight where bird watchers go to let others …

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Hawks Flocking Not rated yet
October 2nd 2011 - In Markham, Ontario, we saw what must have been 30 to 40 Hawks flying overhead and just gliding about. We live across from …

Close Call Not rated yet
I have seen, 8 feet over the top of my Jack Russell Terrier, a Golden Eagle. We are located on a farm located in King City, Ontario. The Eagle's …

Hawks are doing well in my Scarborough neighbourhood Not rated yet
Well this is my 2nd submission about the many, many Hawks who make my neighbourhood home. I have had several Hawks land on my balcony railing over …

Lady Gaga broke her leg Not rated yet
Lady Gaga was brought to a local veterinarian with a broken leg. She was administered a gas anesthetic. A lateral incision was made over the affected …

American Kestrel Not rated yet
This American Kestrel flew into an object as it was hunting its meal last night. The Police brought it to me. I kept it in a dark area to avoid …

Red Shouldered Hawk Not rated yet
February 14th 2011 - Glenwood Drive in Chatham, Ontario. I just spotted what I believe is a Red Shouldered Hawk. It flew up to perch on a …

What was it? Not rated yet
I believe I may have seen a Gyrfalcon, it was very large and similar in colouration to a Seagull. Seen in Brampton, Ontario. I wonder if any …

Rough Legged Hawk? Not rated yet
One of our readers sent us this question today - I saw a large bird near my house in west-end Toronto today (Aug 4/10). It flew off the ground and perched …

Raptor over London Not rated yet
We have watched a type of hawk from our 14th floor apartment building on Ridout St. in London. This morning it landed on our balcony railing …

Morning Northern Goshawk Not rated yet
I woke this morning to find a juvenile Northern Goshawk warming itself in the sunshine, perched on my picnic table. I did manage to get a few nice photos. …

Birds of Prey in Barrie Not rated yet
My 2 yr old son and I were out taking a walk down our street, when he looked up into the sky and pointed to some very large birds flying by. …

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