[TN-Bird] Re: pending capture of white red-tail hawk

Capturing a live adult Red-tailed Hawk for "falconry" is outrageous and
appalling.

In this case, I happen to "know" of that bird specific bird.  I also =
know
individual non-birder humans in the area who would/will be similarly
outraged as they have told me of observations that bird for several =
years.



Mark Bennett
Russellville (Logan County), KY  42276
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-----Original Message-----
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On
Behalf Of Beverly Threadgill
Sent: Wednesday, November 28, 2007 3:35 PM
To: Rconnorsphoto@xxxxxxx; TN-Bird@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Cc: Tommy.Edwards@xxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [TN-Bird] Re: pending capture of white red-tail hawk


I say leave the bird alone!
Beverly Threadgill Robey
Adairville, KY (Logan County, just across the Tennessee line from
Springfield)



Rconnorsphoto@xxxxxxx wrote: Nov. 28, 2007
I got the following note form TWRA officer and TOS member Tommy  Edwards =
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Columbia:
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Richard,
There has been a permit authorized to capture the albino red-tailed hawk =
in

the hwy 96 area.  I think this is the hawk you took pictures of.  The
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will be to use it in falconry.  You might want to let the TOS  community =
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aware of this in case anyone has any  thoughts.
Thanks
Tommy Edwards
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This is disturbing news to me. Not that I have anything against  =
falconry as

such, but seems like taking adult birds are the wrong way to go.  =
Especially
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spectacular old girl like this bird! She does more as a  free-flying,
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winter neighbor, and has more value free than she could  ever have as=20
someone's captive for sport.  Many people know about this bird  and =
enjoy
seeing it=20
some-what tame, along Hwy. 96 in Williamson County. I'm sure  the =
consensus
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opinion from people who have seen this bird would be for TWRA  to deny =
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permit.
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Richard Connors=20
Nashville



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