Birds of Antioch

Since: Oct 11

Antioch, IL

#1 Feb 4, 2013
http://www.lakecountyjournals.com/2013/02/01/...

A nice, light, non-controversial story. Anyone else have much luck at their bird feeders this winter? I've been sadly disappointed the last two years, we had a hawk take up residence in a neighbors tall tree and birds no longer visit the feeder near my kitchen window. I hung another in a different tree that gives them shelter from the hawk, but it's not somewhere that I can watch.
Mystery Man

Gurnee, IL

#2 Feb 4, 2013
I wish i had that hawk. I love hawks.
I have turkey vultures. They are huge and really ugly. Last count i had 12 but i think its now closer to 16. They chase everything away.
BTW hummingbirds love to build nest around hawks.
Look into it. You would like them.
Pauly

Antioch, IL

#3 Feb 4, 2013
Ive had good luck with the hummingbirds too
Mystery Man

Gurnee, IL

#4 Feb 4, 2013
http://www.letsjumptogether.com/2010/01/coope...
i saw this PBS special on them it was interesting.

Since: Oct 11

Antioch, IL

#5 Feb 5, 2013
Hummingbirds, huh? Maybe I'll check into that this summer.

I'd rather the hawk take a hike, and bring back my cardinals, finches, etc.

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