Ever had to wade through a passel of pigeons?
Maybe you've just had a murmuration of starlings swing through and left you with an unusually white windshield. Either way, it makes you wonder where the hawks are when you need them.
Oooo, now there's an idea...
here). That would make them non-natives to California, but an excellent choice for the task at hand. Harris's Hawks are more successful when they hunt cooperatively, and they nest in social groups.
Terrific lunch time entertainment--never saw a pigeon, but just watching the hawks was great fun!