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  1. Training and Behavior
    Hello. To our falconer/ex falconer members: Would a wild caught hawk, if housed side by side to pigeons, be likely to attack pigeons when let go if it was not fed pigeon carcass or meat? The reason i am asking is because i have hopes that some BOPs and pigeons can get along. Like our dogs...
  2. General Discussions
    Today I saw the first attack, by a hawk on my pigeons. About noon 4 pigeons were on the lawn. A grey, peaked wing, hawk attacked. The pigeons all flushed with hawk in pursuit. They were gone, out of sight, for over an hour. Then I spotted my pigeons flying very high. Finally they come down and...
  3. General Discussions
    Has anyone tried painting birds to Deter BOP attacks?
  4. Products and Equipment
    Hello. Any more info from experienced?: http://www.dazer.com/guard-n-eyes.jsp Thank Yous.
  5. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Im preparing to get some birds ...? Survey: what are your losses like just in loft flying in a given year? (%). After birds are settled. Thks, Nathan
  6. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    I was training my birds today for our last 300. We have a guy in our club that will take everyone’s birds out about 50 miles for a group toss. I made myself available so that I was home when they returned. One group showed up after about an hour and trapped very quickly. The next group...
  7. General Discussions
    Well I lost a pigeon to a redtail hawk Monday. I really did not know what killed it til yesterday. The wire on the pen the ferals are in is 1 inch by 1/2 inch. It caught and ate most of the pigeon through the wire. Well yesterday when I went to feed the hawk was trying to get at the remaining...
  8. General Discussions
    While I was getting ready for work, my husband yelled in the back door, "You've gotta see this!" I went out and my husband pointed up in a tree out back-a BALD EAGLE! Some crows were harrassing him-brave little souls. My husband thinks he had about a 4 ft wingspan, almost my height! Do you...
  9. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Hi All! I've been noticing that the local feral pigeons have become much more visible in the last couple of weeks. They also seem pretty relaxed, perching on power lines and milling about on the ground. Could this mean that the hawks are becoming less of a threat? Or just that things are...
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