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[TowerTalk] Hawks

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Hawks
From: FireBrick" < (FireBrick)
Date: Sat, 28 Jul 2001 19:54:24 -0500
If the bird of prey considers the tower as his turf and stays there, do you
then have to enter contests at multi ops?

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From: "Greg Gobleman" <>
To: "Doug Grant" <>; <>
Sent: Saturday, July 28, 2001 7:47 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Hawks

> Tower climbers no, tree climbers, yes.  There are always stories
> about, mostly owls, mistaking a hat on a deer hunter climbing a
> tree to get into the stand, as edible.  Old camo looks ok up
> close but at a distance when well weathered will appear light
> blue and solid.  In the early light I would expect that sort of
> thing to happen.
> I have toyed with birds of prey when hunting and sitting in a
> deer stand, by just wiggling a finger to see if they will pick it
> up.  They have amazing eyesight.  Wiggled fingers are best kept
> hidden.
> Back on topic, as far as towers go, I would do my best to always
> be clipped on just in case they mean to dispute the territory.
> Probably wise to do so at all times just in case.  Never know if
> your going to find a wasp nest up there.  Hats, gloves, and
> sunglasses will help protect you some.
> The last comment from here.  Most, if not all, birds of prey are
> protected and cannot be harmed in any way in this country.  It
> might just be "their" turf till they want to leave.
> Good Luck,
> Greg K9ZM
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