August 20 2006

Boreal Hunter




Isn’t this an amazing bird, he came to hunt my feeders.

8 Responses to “Boreal Hunter”

  1. QuillDancer says:

    He’s no dummy.

  2. sandy says:

    do you know what kind of hawk he is?

  3. Robert W Gilcrease says:

    Sandy,

    He is either a young Goshawk, or a Merlin. I’m not sure which.

  4. QUASAR9 says:

    Beautiful bird

  5. Kelly says:

    Great pics Dad! very kewl!

  6. Jean McDermott says:

    Bob, that’s a sharp-shinned hawk. They are just about the same size as merlins. Nice picture, you ought to send that over to Nancy at the Bird Observatory.

  7. Bobbie says:

    What an elegant bird!

  8. Robert W Gilcrease says:

    Your correct Jean, according to the Bird Center, they think it’s s sharpie…for sure.

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