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    Senior Member reefmania's Avatar
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    OT Aviary - Falcon, Hawk or other

    I came home this afternoon and this was sitting on the snowbank opposite my house. Now, understand that I live in the 'burbs and this is not a common site in my area. I am not sure what he is eating, but it may be one of the local pigeons that one of our neighbours is kind enough to feed :b12: I managed to get a bunch of pics and here are a couple.
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    180g with 2 x 54g corner bowfront bookends. 220 FOWLR in the works, 75g sump, 75g fuge, 75g QT.
    Solaris I4 72", 2 x 150 HQI Outer Orbit Pendants, Reeflo Orca 250, Profilux controller, Tunze 6101's and 6055's, Deltec CA Rx, PM Kalk Mixer, PM SR45 reactors.

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    Senior Member reefsurfer's Avatar
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    Amazing bird! That'll take care of those pigeons.

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    Former Moderator a4twenty's Avatar
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    gorgeous, great photos too.

    i have a massive hawk that sit on my deck, can't get pictures because he spooks so easy. my neighbour had to stop feeding all the other birds after she came out to see the hawk ripping one of them apart.

    120S RR tank with 60G basement sump / fuge

    Return Pump: Little Giant 4-MDQX SC
    Water Movement: MP40W, Seio 1500, (2) Hydor K4's
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    Former Moderator liv's Avatar
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    Hi, looks like you found a cooper's hawk.
    great shot!!

    these guys are amazing to watch, specially when they got a prey or are hunting for one.

    moving.. so temporarily out of SW :b8:
    planning next tank, possibly 60x30x20 on 2x plasma.
    updated: 2011/05/30

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