by Prince Of Petworth June 17, 2019 at 12:15 pm 0

I give you – The Enemy.

Thanks to Lucy for sending from Mount Pleasant.

If you spot a hawk or any interesting wildlife around town, lunching or otherwise, and get a good photo please send where you spotted it to [email protected] and I’ll add it to the queue.

Also if you get a great garden haul this spring/summer before the squirrels get to it, please send a photo to [email protected] and let me know what neighborhood you are in. Thanks! 

Hawks around Town and Great Garden Haul are made possible by a generous grant from the Ben and Sylvia Gardner foundation.

by Prince Of Petworth June 12, 2019 at 10:02 pm 0

Thanks to Nick for sending:

“Over the last few months, I’ve watched some large hawk-looking birds build a sizable nest atop one of the highway signs over the Francis Case Memorial Bridge. I’ve even glimpsed them carrying a wriggling, silvery fish in their claws as they fly. Any idea what kind of birds these are? My guess is ospreys, but I honestly have no idea.”

And Phil Yabut got a great closeup: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 10, 2019 at 12:15 pm 0

“Dear PoPville,

Raccoon dying of rabies outside my office (Wyoming at 18th) in Adams Morgan. Damn it is sad to watch. Heads up that there may be others around too.

I’ve called DC animal control 3x since 7 AM and they sent someone out but the truck were apparently flagged down by MPD en route.

Could be another illness but the signs of late stage rabies are present: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 9, 2019 at 10:00 pm 0

Thanks to Ann for sending:

“Spotted this interesting bird on the roof of sushi aoi at 11th and New York ave, nw. I’ve never seen anything like it in the city before.”

Can any birdwatchers out there solve this mystery?

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

by Prince Of Petworth June 5, 2019 at 10:02 pm 0

Thanks to Jack for sending:

“It’s no White Whale, but I spotted this squirrel in a park near Dunbar recently. The head was definitely black, but the body was a much lighter brown than the pictures show.”

If you spot a hawk or any interesting wildlife around town, lunching or otherwise, and get a good photo please send 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. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 5, 2019 at 4:00 pm 0


Photo by Alex Hogan

Whoa, thanks to Alex for sending:

“In the last two days, I’ve run into a particularly fearless deer in Takoma, while walking to the Metro.”

If you spot a hawk or any interesting wildlife around town, lunching or otherwise, and get a good photo please send 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. (more…)

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