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Subject:Re: Any falconers missing a hawk?
From:Liz Stanley <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Liz Stanley <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Thu, 22 Oct 2009 11:54:51 -0500
Content-Type:text/plain

What I saw definitely looked more substantial than grass. I was fairly  
close and got some good looks. What I couldn't make out was how it was  
attached to the leg.

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Liz Stanley
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On Oct 22, 2009, at 11:42, "Andrew Longtin" <Birderguy@comcast.net>  
wrote:

> I shot a picture of a Red-tailed Hawk while counting at Hawk Ridge  
> that had
> something trailing it, looked like grass stems or something..
>
>
> http://www.birderguy.com/HawkRidge_20090914_04.htm
>
> http://www.birderguy.com/HawkRidge_20090914_05.htm
>
> http://www.birderguy.com/HawkRidge_20090914_06.htm
>
> http://www.birderguy.com/HawkRidge_20090914_07.htm
>
> My guess is it got tangled on the bird from hunting in a field of  
> long grass
> or something, first time I've seen that..
>
>
>
>
>
> I'm currently looking for my next career..
> Please see http://www.linkedin.com/in/andrewlongtin
> I welcome advice, suggestions, and an opportunity to network..   
> Thanks..
> --
> Andrew Longtin
> Corcoran (Hennepin Co.) Minnesota
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Minnesota Birds [mailto:MOU-NET@LISTS.UMN.EDU] On Behalf Of Liz
> Stanley
> Sent: Thursday, October 22, 2009 11:23 AM
> To: MOU-NET@LISTS.UMN.EDU
> Subject: [mou-net] Any falconers missing a hawk?
>
> I was heading over to my credit union when I noticed a young red- 
> tailed
> hawk perched on a pole, with what appears to be a jess hanging from  
> its
> leg. This was near the Mall of America, on the road between U.S.  
> Federal
> Credit Union, and the train station parking garage. It was perched  
> up on a
> light post above the road, and I saw it fly down to the ground and  
> back up
> a couple of times. I wasn't 100% sure it was a jess, because I  
> didn't have
> my good binoculars with me, but whatever it was, it was long and  
> thin, and
> definitely attached to the hawk's leg. I watched it for a little  
> while and
> it seemed to be flying fine. Just thought I'd mention it, in case  
> someone
> was looking for their hawk. I called the Raptor Center, and they  
> didn't
> have any reports of a missing hawk.
>
> http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=us+federal+credi
> t 
> +union& 
> sll=44.85599,-93.232985&sspn=0.010283,0.020406&ie=UTF8&radius=0.5&rq
> =1&ev=zi&hq=us+federal+credit 
> +union&hnear=&ll=44.85599,-93.232985&spn=0.0102
> 83,0.020406&z=16
>
> -- 
> Liz Stanley
> Bloomington, MN
> liz@lizstanley.com
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