If the bird of prey considers the tower as his turf and stays there, do you
then have to enter contests at multi ops?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Greg Gobleman" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Doug Grant" <email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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
> 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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