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Toronto, ON, Canada
We have a pair of Red-tailed Hawks who nest just down the street from our home on some kind of light tower over the rail line. They have a perfect view to our backyard. The adults come in on occasion, dive bombing the Pigeons and Squirrels, even while I am outside with the critters.
"Hi! I know this may sound crazy since we just met... but I really want to eat your Pigeons and Squirrels!"
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