We were out walking the dogs on a beautiful spring-like day today, when a large bird flew across the road about 200 feet east of us. We couldn’t get a real good look at it, but I think it was the Harris’ Hawk that we have seen hanging around the area this winter. The little birds that are attracted to our bird feeder out back are scarcely seen when this raptor comes around.
I took this picture of the hawk in flight a few weeks ago near our back yard. Click on the image to enlarge.