Checking out some frozen food

Hawk with squashed, frozen squirrel in Roxbury

Roving UHub photographer (and NECN host) Sue O'Connell spotted this hawk checking out a squashed, frozen squirrel carcass on Marcella Street in Roxbury today.

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What kind?

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Yup

Odds are an urban hawk in New England is a Red-tail. This one looks like a juvie.

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I see coopers hawks from time

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I see coopers hawks from time to time in the city, but agree that red-tailed hawks are the most common.

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they have a whole line of Squashed Squirrels and Flat Rats. They’re in the Found Foods department.

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Blymie!

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first rate shot,one of the best ever on UHUB! The Audubon Society salutes you.

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Good to Know

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I won't be using a dead squirrel as a space saver anymore.

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He knows.

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Wednesday is Squished Spaghetti Day