[Tweeters] Coopers Hawk encounter

Sarah Eskenazi seskenazi2 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 27 12:50:02 PST 2022


Thanks for the tip! There is a plastic dome on the feeder that I could
paint the face of an owl, but then the song birds might stop visiting. I'll
think about a different hat for me,
Cheers,
Sarah Eskenazi



On Thu, Jan 27, 2022 at 12:36 PM Dianna Moore <osdlm1945 at gmail.com> wrote:


> I have always wanted to try sewing big yellow buttons on the hat (or

> beanie) to see if that old "I've got my eyes on you" trick works. Haven't

> had to do so though because I refill my 2nd flr feeders from inside,

> leaning out a large window to the feeders in a tree. When the local

> Cooper's shows up I am safely inside getting to observe this great yard

> bird!

> Dianna Moore

> Ocean Shores

>

> On Thu, Jan 27, 2022 at 12:21 PM Sarah Eskenazi <seskenazi2 at gmail.com>

> wrote:

>

>> I have been noticing a Cooper's hawk visiting most days this winter. I

>> believe it has adopted our bird feeder as its own feeder (small birds).

>> Last week, as I was filling the tube bird feeder (it sits on top of a

>> platform and is caged) I had a surprise attack from Cooper as he tried to

>> knock me or my hat from where I was standing. Was more of a surprise than

>> an attack, but glad I had my black beanie on. It also did a fly by

>> yesterday as my husband was out filling the tube.

>> Thoughts on deterrents?

>>

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