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The Gas Station Bird

One year ago   |   By 10,000 Birds

Above is a gorgeous photo of a Cooper's Hawk by Ingrid Taylar. The bird is just chilling out, waiting for the urge to fly.
The bird below is also waiting, but not to fly. He is simply waiting for someone to move him from the filthy plastic bucket where he is tethered next to a gas pump. The concerned person who took the photograph approached a Lukeoil Station in Northvale, New Jersey to inquire about the bird's well-being, and the owner said dismissively that he could do whatever he liked and had four more birds at home.
One might assume this is a falconry bird, but it's not.
Anyone with...
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