1. By Mike
    December 9, 2009 at 11:31 am | permalink

    This cooper’s hawk has been in the area for a few years now. He is highly habituated to humans and one can get surprisingly close- good for photos. We should name him/her.

  2. By Mary Morgan
    December 9, 2009 at 2:11 pm | permalink

    Perhaps it’s a mascot of the Ann Arbor Newshawks!

  3. By Cosmonican
    December 10, 2009 at 8:09 am | permalink

    Thanx for the Newshawks link. That’s too funny, and true, the laugh helped warm up the house, ow. They forgot to point out that overgrown traffic islands are part of a city plan to prevent vehicles smaller than SUV’s from turning onto thoroughfares, keeping those pesky compact cars out of traffic.