What’s for breakfast?

Back In the Day®, when the cops decided to grab some shuteye during a shift, they called it “cooping.” But this Cooper’s hawk isn’t napping on the job. He’s up early and inspecting the menu from our backyard maple.

I saw this when I stepped out to shoot the sunrise this morning. Our bird feeders have become a bird feeder.

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11 Responses to “What’s for breakfast?”

  1. psobrien Says:

    Hawks be smart.

  2. Cranky Oldguy Says:

    Years ago we had a similar thing happen when the neighbor installed a bird bath that was nominated as a local cat feeding station after it attracted the attention of the surrounding felines

    • Patrick O'Grady Says:

      Reminds me of the Tim Allen gag from “Men are Pigs,” where he’s talking about building a bird feeder only to remember that he doesn’t like birds all that much. So he builds it a couple inches off the ground and presto: combo bird/cat feeder.

  3. khal spencer Says:

    Rapt in the trees…

  4. khal spencer Says:

    Not sure why I thought of this, but Happy Thanksgiving all!

  5. khal spencer Says:

    And of course tomorrow’s quintessential song.

  6. Pat O'Brien Says:

    Happy thanksgiving Khal and all gathered here in the Dog Haus!

    Officer O’Be?

  7. khal spencer Says:

    Getting close to home, Patrick.

    https://www.abqjournal.com/1249185/apd-detectives-investigating-suspicious-death-in-foothills.html

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