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Old 05-12-2019, 11:55 AM   #1
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Hi we are bus-less at present looking for the one that will for-fill out dreams of hitting the open road. We are looking forward to the future with Skokie net and the like minded people associated with this life style, all the best to you all P.
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Thanks! Love the picture!
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Thanks! Love the picture!
Would make a nice avatar.
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Yes great idea will try that
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The one who hunts in my mom's back yard around the old pool that has become a pond. I call it a Merlin, similar to a Peregrine, but smaller. Both are common here now-a-days, so I'm not sure. For years, they stop by and hang out (not sure if it is the same one, but ... for years)


It landed on the bird feeder arm just outside my bedroom window in the first pics, and in the oak tree in the next, and the "elephant-ear-leaf" tree in the others.


It landed on the handrail to exit the deep-end of the pool once; I saw from my bedroom window. It coughed up a bunch of stuff, and left. I waited an hour to make sure it was gone-gone (so I wouldn't scare it from coming back) and looked. I thought it would be a frog from the pond. It was a wad of squirrel hair and dragonfly exoskeletons. Mid-air snacks, anyone?
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The one who hunts in my mom's back yard around the old pool that has become a pond. I call it a Merlin, similar to a Peregrine, but smaller. Both are common here now-a-days, so I'm not sure. For years, they stop by and hang out (not sure if it is the same one, but ... for years)


It landed on the bird feeder arm just outside my bedroom window in the first pics, and in the oak tree in the next, and the "elephant-ear-leaf" tree in the others.


It landed on the handrail to exit the deep-end of the pool once; I saw from my bedroom window. It coughed up a bunch of stuff, and left. I waited an hour to make sure it was gone-gone (so I wouldn't scare it from coming back) and looked. I thought it would be a frog from the pond. It was a wad of squirrel hair and dragonfly exoskeletons. Mid-air snacks, anyone?

does this look like the bird you saw?

https://www.beautyofbirds.com/americankestrels.html
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does this look like the bird you saw?

https://www.beautyofbirds.com/americankestrels.html
No, not at all. The tail of the kestrel is very different.
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Old 05-12-2019, 03:05 PM   #10
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And it is much smaller. This is a good-sized bird in my yard. 18"-24" tall, not including tail
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