March 04, 2003
Hawks And Their Prey

Rodger Schultz of Curmudgeonly and Skeptical writes of watching "a Sharp Shinned Hawk . . . devour a writhing, screaming European [he he] starling":

We decided this was an omen. The Hawk being the United States naturally, and the starling being a European of your choice. We picked France.

He does not mention that the Sharp Shinned Hawk is one of several species also known as a Chickenhawk:

Posted by Dr. Weevil at March 04, 2003 09:02 PM

I did not know that. What a hoot! thanks

Posted by: rodger schultz on March 4, 2003 09:43 PM

Great. Please, please please block out Misha's IP address from your site.

He is gonna kick my butt because I don't have one.

I do, however, have a Great Perigrine of Clue(tm) to unleash on the great unwashed Idiotarian masses.


Imperial Falconer.

Posted by: MonkeyPants on March 5, 2003 07:13 PM

Did you ever see our Birds of the Middle East?

Posted by: bigwig on March 6, 2003 07:48 PM

"I'm a Chickenhawk, and I'm gonna get me a chicken." The chickenhawk chick will get a French chicken this time, instead of Foghorn Leghorn.

Posted by: Michael Lonie on March 7, 2003 01:13 AM