Most likely there's a Merlin haunting, and much better for everyone if he moves on to some kind of military base where they respect that kind of despicable behavior. The thing about having a Raptor making a home within a couple of miles of the territories is that no one's safe, and we're all edgy and creeping about and feeling very jumpy and wondering about the point of it all.
Haven't seen a Mockingbird since the last snow. Not the Close Mockingbird or the
Cedar Mockingbird or any kind of a Mockingbird. Raptors do that, they kind of
clear-cut because they're lazy and stupid and altogether very unpleasant. Hope
his legs turn sooty and his eyes cloud, and that's all I can say about him.