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Photo by Guillermo Esteves

Thanks to Guillermo for sending:

“Cooper’s hawk seen outside the Vox Media office on Connecticut Avenue, near Dupont Circle.”

If you spot a hawk or any other bird of prey around town, lunching or otherwise, please send a photo and an email where you spotted it to [email protected] Hawks around Town is made possible by a generous grant from the Ben and Sylvia Gardner foundation.

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“This boss hunted a pigeon in the alley behind our house and enjoyed his lunch on the tree outside our balcony!”

If you spot a hawk or any other bird of prey around town, lunching or otherwise, please send a photo and an email where you spotted it to [email protected] Hawks around Town is made possible by a generous grant from the Ben and Sylvia Gardner foundation.

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Awesome. Mark writes: “This lovely beast was watching us make coffee a few days ago. Literally 3 feet away on our balcony. We often see hawks hunting pigeons here in the trees and skies above Roosevelt High School in Petworth.”

If you spot a hawk or any other bird of prey around town, lunching or otherwise, please send a photo and an email where you spotted it to [email protected] Hawks around Town is made possible by a generous grant from the Ben and Sylvia Gardner foundation.

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Photo by Yuri Huta

“We had a hawk visit us in June in our Tenleytown neighbourhood.”

Ed. Note: Holy mackerel.

If you spot a hawk or any other bird of prey around town, lunching or otherwise, please send a photo and an email where you spotted it to [email protected] Hawks around Town is made possible by a generous grant from the Ben and Sylvia Gardner foundation.

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Photo by Yuri Huta

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Photo by Yuri Huta

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Photo by Yuri Huta

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Photo by Scott Stafford

Scott writes:

“Fort Bayard Park (AU Park in NW DC), along the border with Maryland.

Here’s a merlin eating what I have decided must be a Junco, atop a tree in Fort Bayard.”

If you spot a hawk or any other bird of prey around town, lunching or otherwise, please send a photo and an email where you spotted it to [email protected] Hawks around Town is made possible by a generous grant from the Ben and Sylvia Gardner foundation.

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“Spotted this guy right outside our window near Dupont Circle.

We were watching him for about ten minutes before he readjusted and we saw he was carrying a huge rat (which he then started to devour.)”

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If you spot a hawk or any other bird of prey around town, lunching or otherwise, please send a photo and an email where you spotted it to [email protected] Hawks around Town is made possible by a generous grant from the Ben and Sylvia Gardner foundation.

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“Tuesday morning, this hawk slammed a pigeon into our dining room window with such force, it sounded like a basketball hit the window! Here’s a picture of it, along with one of the poor pigeon. Columbia Heights!”

If you spot a hawk or any other bird of prey around town, lunching or otherwise, please send a photo and an email where you spotted it to [email protected] Hawks around Town is made possible by a generous grant from the Ben and Sylvia Gardner foundation.

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Thanks to a reader for sending from Silver Spring: “Spotted this Peregrine Falcon outside of our window on the 16th floor.”

If you spot a hawk or any other bird of prey around town, lunching or otherwise, please send a photo and an email where you spotted it to [email protected] Hawks around Town is made possible by a generous grant from the Ben and Sylvia Gardner foundation.