The Omlet Blog Archives: July 2017

Birds of Prey

It’s very unusual for birds of prey to attack chickens and this would only occur with the really big hawks such as Buzzards or with accidental attacks from trained birds of prey such as Harris Hawks, and Sparrowhawks. Kestrels and Red Kites won’t take hens as they either hunt for smaller birds or carrion. Hens are much, much bigger than most of these garden visiting birds of prey so are quite safe, although they will make alarm calls and run to hide if any fly overhead as this is a natural instinctive reaction.

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This entry was posted in Budgies on July 5th, 2017 by martavidal