I was able to see the Northern Hawk Owl today at 12:30pm. It got incredibly
close! There was a tree by the southern-bound side of RT 100 that it flew
into and stayed for a while. There was also a sign in the middle of the
field that it perched on. I was able to get a couple of good pictures.
On Sun, Dec 29, 2013 at 9:05 AM, Robert Salter <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
> We parked at the pull-off at the intersection of Rt. 100 and Gregg Hill
> Rd, arrived around 10:30am. The bird was in the trees just a couple
> hundred feet south on Rt. 100. It flew across the road and back, and we
> saw it grab and eat at least one field mouse or mole? Here are a couple
> distant images of the bird with its catch.
> On Dec 29, 2013, at 8:46 AM, Patti Haynes <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > Yes, great photos indeed! Glad to hear you and Norm made the trip.
> > It would be helpful if you could post where you found the Hawk Owl in
> relation to Gregg Hill Rd.
> > Many thanks,
> > Patti Haynes, sent from my iPod
> > On Dec 29, 2013, at 8:28 AM, Maeve Kim <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >> Amazing photos, Bob. - It looks like the tree limbs aren't coated with
> ice in Waterbury, as they still are here. If there is less ice on the
> ground, too, maybe the hawk owl is having easier hunting than I feared.
> >> Thanks for sharing the pictures!
> >> Maeve Kim
> >> Jericho Center
> >> On Dec 29, 2013, at 8:05 AM, Robert Salter wrote:
> >>> Yesterday, my brother and I went to Waterbury to see the Northern Hawk
> Owl. Here are some of the images I posted on the Vermont Birding Facebook
> >>> Bob
> >>> http://imageshack.us/a/img834/3940/vpyo.jpg
> >>> http://imageshack.us/a/img17/1892/zroh.jpg
> >>> http://imageshack.us/a/img39/7540/qli8.jpg
> >>> http://imageshack.us/a/img842/2973/ob0i.jpg
> >>> http://imageshack.us/a/img43/5303/vpcd.jpg
> >>> http://imageshack.us/a/img268/9328/swuv.jpg
> >>> http://imageshack.us/a/img62/9503/a1dw.jpg
> >>> http://imageshack.us/a/img513/3033/l47v.jpg
> >>> http://imageshack.us/a/img826/6325/jqns.jpg
> >>> http://imageshack.us/a/img560/8392/1ass.jpg