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Hawkeye speaks to The Eyeopener
They’ve been watched and photographed, perched on Kerr Hall’s clock tower or eating a squirrel atop a lamppost. Ryerson is home to the majestic red-tailed hawk, a lot of them, and there is nothing to fear.
Red-tailed hawks “pose no threat to students” and are indicators of a healthy ecosystem, said Dan Frankian, founder of Hawkeye Bird and Animal control.
The Dodos visit Hawkeye
Toronto based Video comedian, writer and co-creator of Dukes of DodoMark Cotoia visits Hawkeye Bird & Animal Control and has a close encounter with Boo.
Harris Hawk 'Honey' at work in Waterloo
Record reporter Greg Mercer and I spent a couple hours with Bird Control Technician Julia Staines, her employer Dan Frankian from Hawkeye Bird and Animal Control and Honey, a Harris hawk trained for bird control at the Region of Waterloo landfill. It was a real education to spend time with this trio and observe Honey at work. She had the desired effect on the seagull population. Just the sight of Julia's truck approaching had them scattering and when Honey took flight the rest fled, flocking miles away. Seeing this raptor up close was a real treat. I have admired red tail hawks and their cousins in the hawk world for years. Something about their sharp vision, skilled dives and effortless soaring has always fascinated me.
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Coyote sighting in Cabbagetown
Coyote spotted near downtown Toronto, prompts warning
A large coyote roaming through Cabbagetown on Sunday prompted police to issue a public safety alert, warning residents to keep close watch on their children and pets.
The animal was spotted by locals in the Sackville and Carlton Streets area, just west of Riverdale Farm, on Sunday morning. Police responded and saw the animal, but it fled into a ravine near Wellesley Park.
Hawkeye falconer Dan soars into East York
On top of the metal box was a plastic dish and a pair of brown leather gloves, but inside was something special: A one-and-a-half-year-old falcon named Jerry.