Today in Hawks around Town: “two falcons landed on the rooftop of my office building”, Pigeon Destroyed

by Prince Of Petworth March 2, 2017 at 11:00 am 12 Comments

Photos by Hillary Alvare

UPDATE From the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service:

“As a side note, this falcon was seen before in DC last year. She in fact is not a pure peregrine falcon. She is a hybrid cross and most likely a lost falconry bird.”

Thanks to Hillary from POLITICO for sending these shots from last week “we watched this falcon tear apart a pigeon on our patio furniture for 30 minutes.”

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] and I’ll add it to the queue. Hawks around Town is made possible by a generous grant from the Ben and Sylvia Gardner foundation.



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