Squirrel Hunt

March 13

I walked around the Capitol and one of the workers there told me that he’s seen a hawk earlier in the day. It was also here a few days ago eating lunch and unmindful of all the people taking pictures.  Hmmm… I thought that would be the Inquisitor, but who knows.  So I circled around and saw…

The Inquisitor usually uses this perch, but this fella looked different…

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Ah.  A Red-tail!  It’s Papa!

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Papa took off and so did I!

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Papa landed on a tree and started digging… in a squirrel’s den.

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But, little did Papa know, his would-be prey was a bit smarter than him… at least for today 🙂

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Papa flew off into another tree and continued his hunt.

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This time he was determined to get what’s in the nest and tried to rip the nest open.

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Here’s a short video of Papa at work:


But it was empty so away he went.

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