Monday, 2 July 2012

QR–Cure–Quizzing Realms–378

Another easy one.

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Identify this bird by its name, and tell me what it’s duties are. Hint: It is very recently in the news.

Happy quizzing, and have a nice life, folks!

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Wow! More than 10 of the 15 replies got it correct! This is indeed Rufus the Hawk, who is used to scare away the sparrows at Wimbledon. A couple did say Hamish, but this is Rufus, and he is in the news because he was recently stolen, then found.

16 comments:

  1. Rufus - American Harris Hawk - Used to shoo away pigeons @ Wimbledon. Was stolen from a car in which it was kept.

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  2. Hamish the Hawk... Keeps the pigeons away at wimbledon

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  3. Its a falcon.

    8 of them were deployed in Roland Garros to keep pigeons away.

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  4. Rufus the pigeon-chasing hawk at Wimbledon (recently kidnapped/bird-napped)!

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  5. rufus...he used to drive away the pigeons from the wimbledon courts.

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  6. this hawk's name is rufus...it keeps the pigeons away during the wimbeldon matches...

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  7. hamish...d Wimbledon falcon to drive away the pigeons

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  8. Rufus the Hawk. It was stolen some days ago, but was later found. Its job is to evade the pigeons from Wimbledon.

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  9. rufus the harris hawk.

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  10. rufus-the hawk. used to frighten away the pigeons from wimbledon
    it was recently stolen but it has been found now


    shikhar

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  11. This is Rufus the hawk. Used to scare away the pigeons at Wimbledon.

    Stolen recently.

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