Meet Hannibal, who lives in the tree in the front yard here in Florida. This will be the third year we watch him raise his family; Coopers ( Accipiter cooperii)
generally previousPageLink();mate for life. This is relatively easy for them because they take seven months of separate vacation each year. She’s still off on a lark somewhere and I don’t expect to see her for another month or so. On average, an adult pair of Coopers will kill and shred about 35 birds and small mammals a day when they are feeding a fledgling nest of 3-6.
I didn’t have a good camera yet when I took these two years ago- I’ll try for better this year.
I started a blog run this morning with good intentions and thus far I’ve written weighty comments and then deleted them accidentally, lost comments altogether, encountered violence, climate gloom and doom, gloating about football, and bad larvae.
Thank you for your input on the upholstery choices; I’ll get back to you on what I decide. You all are on your own, at least until tonight. I’m going down by the dock of the bay…