On 10 Dec 2006 at 13:18, Mike Fatchett wrote:
> I know a number of Owls and Eagles that would be very upset with the removal
> of my tower in Montana. They have found that the tower works very well for
> a base of operation for their attacks on mice, rats, rabbits and fish.
> Although I might enjoy the hot tub more if that big ole Great Horned Owls
> wasn't always looking at me!
For Goodness' sake, don't let any officials know that your tower is a
danger to mice, rats, rabbits and fish as well as to birds! That
REALLY will spell trouble for us!
And now, because the bird-strike thread has restarted (what is it?
about once a year?) I'll tell my story about how my tower is a threat
to the local songbirds. We have a beautiful pair of Cooper's hawks
that nest nearby, and they sometimes perch on my Yagi as a handy
lookout. (They are birds, and they don't seem to be harmed.) But
boy, you can't find a visible songbird around when they are on their
antenna. You can look up what Cooper's hawks like to eat, if you
George T. Daughters, K6GT
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