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Today in Hawks around Town – The Duck Ramps are Back!

by Prince Of Petworth May 17, 2017 at 11:00 am 8 Comments


Photo by PoPville flickr user angela n.

And they do not disappoint.

If you spot a hawk or any other bird of prey or any interesting wildlife around town, lunching or otherwise, and get a good photo please send in 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.


Photo by PoPville flickr user angela n.


Photo by PoPville flickr user angela n.

  • textdoc

    Ingenious idea! And awwww, cute ducklings!

  • A reminder – please do not feed bread, or crackers etc. to ducks. It is super bad for them. If you want to feed them – torn up bits of lettuce or any leafy greens, corn, peas (defrosted) rolled oats and of course duck food pellets, which you can buy online.

    • MsSunshine

      Heartily second this. Eating bread is a ticket to malnutrition/death. The poor ducklings in Lafayette Park regularly go belly up because folks feed them crap.

  • Duponter

    Some ass Republican Congressman took a photo of this and called it government waste. If those ducklings want to use our tax dollars for recreational purposes, they need to book memberships at Mar-a-Lago dammit.

    • Elvis’s Mom

      Though, if you want to marvel at the ways “duck you” can be said to a GOP rep from North Carolina (a state that has an entire town named Duck!), read the dude’s Twitter. It’s pretty amazing…

    • Mickey’s BFF

      Not to mention the kids’ two ski trips with many Secret Service agents, hotel rooms & ski equip for all.

  • Truxton Thomas
    • Blithe

      Thanks for the link! Some of the comments are inspired!

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