I was afraid to speak too soon, but it definitely looks like the hawk has moved on for the time being. It’s been at least a week since any of us saw him, and the squirrels are once again frolicking in the yard unmolested. They aren’t out in the same numbers as before, but at least some of them are back.
And there are two new fuzzballs in the yard! Apparently new raccoons were born in the last month or two, because Monday we saw a new pair of plump raccoon toddlers following their mama around the yard. They were adorable. (You’ll have to take my word for it since I didn’t get pictures.) I hope we see them again soon. (I’ll try to get photos next time.)
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