So it’s Labor Day here in the U.S. of A. and, as you can see, there’s no new Ellie strip to brighten your afternoon. Well, that’s partly due to the holiday, and also due to me getting back to Mission Control rather late last night. Whilst out walking her dog, my significant other happened upon a Cooper’s Hawk that had seemingly flown into a window and hurt itself rather badly. So being the first responder to all things animalia that she is, she scooped it up and brought it home.

We spent some time calling around and finding someone who took in injured birds of prey and, with the help of our friend, the local bird lady, we found a place an hour away and in the middle of nowhere. The woman who took our hawk in was great. We know our Alice the Cooper’s Hawk is in good hands!

We’ll have a new strip for you in the morning, but here’s a sketch of what appears to be a female Meandering Wobblyjog. That’s our assumption anyway as they tend to be larger than the males.