Like all living creatures, Red-tailed Hawks need to eat. This one was, no doubt, was cruising about and using its splendid eyesight to locate a delicious bird’s egg or chick as a source of nourishment.
Naturally the parents of smaller birds do not appreciate the presence of a large raptor and various species work together in order to drive to drive the large bird away.
Other birds at Thomson Park:
The 8 am group had a fleeting glance at a deer:
8 am group:
This is a wonderful Nova Scotia wildlife rescue centre. All kinds of creatures are rehabilitated and released.
The birds around me hopped and played,
Their thoughts I cannot measure:—
But the least motion which they made
It seemed a thrill of pleasure. – William Wordsworth (1770–1850)