[Tweeters] Coopers takes a Pileated

Hal Michael ucd880 at comcast.net
Wed Dec 16 09:55:49 PST 2015


In order for the Coopers to get the doves they will need to spend time in the same habitat. In our former house there were enough trees around that both species shared and piles of feathers suggested that the hawk will eat dove.



Hal Michael
Science Outreach Director, Sustainable Fisheries Foundation
Olympia WA
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----- Original Message -----

Give them time. After all, Bald Eagles and other raptors are now eating European Starlings, and that took years....


Christine Southwick
N Seattle/Shoreline
clsouthwick at q.com

On Wed, 16 Dec 2015, dlmoor2 at coastaccess.com wrote:


> Date: Wed, 16 Dec 2015 08:42:10 -0800

> From: dlmoor2 at coastaccess.com

> To: Bill Anderson <billandersonbic at yahoo.com>

> Cc: tweeters at uw.edu

> Subject: Re: [Tweeters] Coopers takes a Pileated

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> Sure wish we could convince them to take Eurasian Collared Doves instead of a bird like a Pileated!

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> Dianna Moore

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> Ocean Shores

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> On 2015-12-16 02:44, Bill Anderson wrote:

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> The Cooper's must have taken the pileated by surprise, as the woodpecker is large enough to put up a good fight against the hawk.

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> Bill Anderson; Edmonds, WA. USA

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> From: Rob Sandelin <robsan668 at gmail.com>

> To: tweeters at u.washington.edu

> Sent: Wednesday, December 16, 2015 2:30 AM

> Subject: [Tweeters] Coopers takes a Pileated

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> Spooked a Coopers hawk off the ground along the road of my walk this morning. As I approached the site, the dark lump of prey turned out to be Pileated woodpecker. I walked on and on my return I

> spooked the hawk off its breakfast a second time.

> Late in the afternoon I decided to walk back and pick up some feathers only to find the carcass gone and only a few feathers scattered here and there.

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> Rob Sandelin

> Naturalist, Writer, retired teacher

> Snohomish County

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