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kimberlie moutoux

Pacifica, CA, USA


This hawk flew into my backyard just as 14 Golden Crowned sparrows were eating birdseed along the fence. It successfully captured one of the sparrows and carried it off to a tree in the next yard. It held the struggling sparrow down until it stopped struggling, then flew off to eat it.


Predatory birds

Sharp Shinned Hawk Hunting In My Backyard

The sharp-shinned hawk just after successfully capturing a Golden crowned sparrow

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