The Carolina Wren that had been a regular in our yard has been missing since January 21.  I don't know what happened to it—it could have fallen victim to the cold or to a hungry hawk.

By the way, the Red-tailed Hawk that grabbed a Mourning Dove in our yard yesterday was an immature.

Sherry McCowan
Saint Louis, Missouri

On Feb 3, 2011, at 1:46 PM, Dency Kahn wrote:

I, too, have had a pair of Carolina Wrens, and at least one has survived and is visiting my peanut feeder as I type.  Earlier at noon, I had a visit from a juvenile red-tail whom I've seen watching my feeders.  It added a whole new dimension to bird feeding when I first realized the birds I enjoyed watching at my feeders were themselves feed.  The juvie left with a junco.
Dency Kahn
Olivette, St. Louis County

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