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Thanks to David for sending from Truxton/Shaw: “Closest I’ve ever been to one. Just chillin ⁦on fence. ⁦Dog was very concerned.”

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 Friends of the White Whale Society.

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Thanks to Nancy for sending our latest sighting of Earl on the Mall.

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.

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Thanks to Niki for sending: “Peregrine Falcon enjoying a late breakfast in Thomas Circle.”

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 Friends of the White Whale Society.

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Words I never thought I would type. Alas it is the year 2019.

Thanks to Kate for sending from Petworth: ” I put out an improvised bird bath because of the drought–and this morning a raccoon came by for a drink! Then he waddled back to his hidey place.”

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 princeofpetw[email protected] and I’ll add it to the queue. Hawks around Town is made possible by a generous grant from the Friends of the White Whale Society.

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Thanks to Frank for sending: “a redtail hawk taking out a pigeon across the street from the World Bank.”

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 Friends of the White Whale Society.

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Thanks to Maddie for sending:

“I live in Lanier Heights and for the past few weeks, we’ve noticed birds (not bats, like some initially thought) start to congregate and circle around the building around sundown. This dance starts with a few dozen and in 20 minutes there are thousands flying in circles in one direction then quickly switching course, moving around slightly until they abruptly start flying into the chimney of the building next door. Read More

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Photo by Craig Chambers

Thanks to Craig for sending this great closeup from Franklin Square Park.

Update: I’ve decided to name him Earl. I hope that’s agreeable to everyone.

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.

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Thanks to Min for sending:

“Spotted at M & 18th St NW. It was just on the side of a building, almost perfectly still. Didn’t budge when I came up a little closer to take the picture. Looks like a Common Buckeye to me.”

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 Friends of the White Whale Society.

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