[TowerTalk] Red-Tailed Hawks
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Thu Feb 4 04:54:12 PST 2010
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for the benefit of any witnesses.
On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 9:18 PM, Doug Rehman <doug at k4ac.com> wrote:
> For years, an osprey has maintained a nest on the top of our radio club's
> 180' tower. It appears that a red-tailed hawk has claimed the nest now.
> We need to do some antenna work on the tower, just down from the top- about
> 10 feet below the nest. We know how the osprey reacted to climbers (noisy,
> flying around, but never in an aggressive manner).
> The research I've done indicates that red-tailed hawks lay their eggs in
> March or April, so there shouldn't be eggs in the nest yet.
> Does anyone have experience with red-tailed hawks while doing tower work?
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