The Dig reports on increasingly common and long lasting rat poisons that are beginning to work their way up the food chain - to the raptors that eat the rats that don't die right away.
Late yesterday afternoon, this hawk sat in a tree on the Jamaica Pond shore along Parkman Drive. Oh, look, it has some dinner. After about 30 seconds of me taking its photo, it had enough and flew off, with dinner, right in front of a runner on the path.
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.
Mike Ball reports on an interlude on the cobblestones outside the Quincy Market building today:
Not-at-all-shy hawk went for lunch at Boston's Quincy Market. It started right on the pigeon, thrilling and disgusting the tourists and locals. This young female brought the pigeon down with a thump (apparently dead before hitting the paving stones) and looked at 50 or so of us like, "You'd better not try to take my meal!"
Oh, you want a look? But of course: Read more.
About 7:45 this morning, right outside the Davis Square T station:
Mitch and Lis describe what happened after they found this hawk just sitting on the ground near the main building at the Arnold Arboretum on Monday. Read more.
John Pelletier shows us his backyard in Newton this morning.
Remember when hawks were a rare things in the city? A roving UHub photographer spotted this seemingly put out hawk on the O'Callaghan Way side of the Mary Ellen McCormack project in South Boston today.
Todd Consentino was bicycling down Memorial Drive in Cambridge today when he noticed a squirrel hiding from a hawk thanks to some conveniently placed bleachers.
Dan the roving UHub photographer spotted this guy perched on a street light on Westover Street in West Roxbury this afternoon.
This hawk warily eyed a photographer from a perch way above the canoe-launch parking lot at Millennium Park in West Roxbury this morning.
This hawk was perched near the elevator in the Green Street station in Jamaica Plain this morning.
Hawk hurt at Back Bay station.
UPDATE: The Animal Rescue League came to take the hawk for evaluation and rehab.
Around 12:20 p.m., Matt Fede reported this apparently injured hawk was sitting outside Back Bay station, on the Dartmouth Street side, as police stood by awaiting somebody who could take care of it.
Maybe it's the one that flew into the station yesterday?
Casie Gillette stopped to look at the hawk outside somebody's front door on Commonwealth Avenue in the Back Bay today.
Finn was among the people watching this raptor eat breakfast at Haymarket this morning.
Nate Russell snapped this visitor today on a little ledge outside his company's offices on Memorial Drive in Cambridge. "We've seen him before in the trees but never this close," he reports.
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