hawks http://www.nhm.org/nature/taxonomy/term/217/all en Hawk Attacks Snake and Epically Fails! http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/hawk-attacks-snake-and-epically-fails <p>Guest Blog by our very own Dr. Greg Pauly:</p> <p>For local wildlife, living in the big city can be rough. Encounters with people and their dogs, cats, and cars all present threats not experienced by critters living outside of urban areas. Plus, these city dwellers still have to contend with many of the usual threats like predators and weather extremes. Here are two photos celebrating the scrappiness it takes to be a city dwelling reptile, and also celebrating the incredible opportunities to observe urban nature in action.</p> <p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/hawk-attacks-snake-and-epically-fails" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/hawk-attacks-snake-and-epically-fails#comments alligator lizard California striped racer gopher snake Greg Pauly hawks RASCals Red-tailed Hawk snake Blog Fri, 07 Feb 2014 23:46:42 +0000 Lila Higgins 834 at http://www.nhm.org/nature What's that Bird of Prey Eating? http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/whats-bird-prey-eating <div>We've had another visitor at the pond. Since it's a bird, Kimball was kind enough to write this week's post!</div> <div></div> <div><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-5KuoVhU0Fdo/UEFLKXKDdgI/AAAAAAAAArc/wT1gPZzfKzc/s1600/1.CoopersHawk.JPG" imageanchor="1"><img border="0" height="225" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-5KuoVhU0Fdo/UEFLKXKDdgI/AAAAAAAAArc/wT1gPZzfKzc/s400/1.CoopersHawk.JPG" width="400" /></a></div> <div> </div><p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/whats-bird-prey-eating" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/whats-bird-prey-eating#comments Accipter cooperii bird of prey birds Cooper's Hawk hawks Kimball Garrett National Audubon Society's Blue List Sam Easterson Blog Sat, 01 Sep 2012 06:54:00 +0000 Lila Higgins 721 at http://www.nhm.org/nature