Monday, August 18, 2008

That'll Wake You Right Up


A very large bird just crashed into my study window and fell stunned to our deck. When I raced downstairs, I found a red-tailed hawk (I think; they're the most common around here) rousing itself and looking around before it flew away.

Beautiful animal. I wish I'd had my camera.

The cats were going nuts, natch.

1 comment:

  1. How big was this bird, Susan? Wonder what he saw that caused him to try to fly through the glass.

    When I was a kid we used to get birds bouncing off the sliding glass door. Nothing as interesting as a hawk. Usually mocking birds and other local types.

    Hope your accident bird is ok.

    Peace!

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