I Caught a Raptor Skinny-dipping in My Birdbath

How we can help our feathered friends cool down in hot summers

Hawk standing in birdbath.
Photo by hubby.

A Cooper’s Hawk has been visiting my bird bath every day for over a week.

This had never happened in the two years since I put in the bird bath. Previously, hawks came to my backyard once in maybe six months — to take a dove at the bird feeder or a vole…



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Gauri Sirur

Gauri Sirur

I write about nature, my life experiences, culture, and anything that intrigues me. Occasionally, I dabble in poetry and fiction.