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Feb 9, 2010 10:40 PM CST
Name: Mike Stewart
Lower Hudson Valley, NY
Zone 6b
As birds of prey, hawks make other birds nervous, causing many of them to seek protective cover when the hawk's shadow passes over. But mockingbirds and crows are two exceptions -- they harass hawks mercilessly in an effort to run them out of their territory. Here's a particularly aggressive mockingbird pestering a hawk perched high atop a towering cedar tree in my neighbor's yard. (Click on the image to see the rest of the photo since it is cropped in the preview version.)

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