Monday, January 24, 2011

the scene of the crime.

From Yesterdays New York Times.

Fifth Avenue and Carroll Street, Brooklyn, 4 P.M.
By THE NEW YORK TIMES

Diana Grotheer
Nothing like looking out your window to see a hawk ripping the sinew out of a bird on top of your air conditioner. Still photo below.
hawk

Diana Grotheer


Below is the Google Street view of the air condition that Hawk was sitting on.

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I walked a couple of blocks and took a better photo of the scene of the crime


Speaking of life and death, the building across the street is a fancy restaurant. Not long ago it was a funeral home.

3 comments:

  1. A pair of Merlin Falcons came to nest in our neighborhood a few years ago. One morning I opened the door to find our deck covered in wings and legs and heads of songbirds - the Merlins were using our trees as their dining area. I screamed.
    -- K

    Kay, Alberta, Canada
    An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

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  2. Meh, they have to eat too. It made me laugh because this country woman has never seen a hawk that up close and personal. All I ever see is a pile of feathers. The perpetrator is long gone.

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  3. We often see hawks in these things called trees. Sometimes in the sky. We usually miss them during their meals.

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