1 September 2014
Some birds work for a living just like we do. This Harris hawk hunts for a falconer in Spain.
This year’s most famous working bird is Rufus the Hawk who patrols Wimbledon to scare away pigeons.
Today humans get a day off in the U.S.
Happy Labor Day.
(Harris Hawk working as a falconer’s bird at Alcalá de Henares, Spain. Photo by Manuel González Olaechea y Franco via Wikimedia Commons. Click on the image to see the original)