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Taima......
Mon Apr 23, 2018 8:25 pm
  • I’ve always loved birds of prey, and been a “fan” of Tamia (our mascot)

    Heres a couple photos of him relaxing a bit before “training camp” starts.

    GoHawk s

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Taima......
Mon Apr 23, 2018 8:50 pm
  • Love Taima...Love Hawks and Eagles in general...

    I have to say in the first photo if it was a caption this...

    "Wait. You're telling me Sherman, Bennett, Richardson, Graham ALL gone?"
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Re: Tamia......
Mon Apr 23, 2018 9:48 pm
  • That's "Taima", boys. SMH...how the hell you BOTH get it wrong, claiming to be die-hard Seahawks fans?

    Don't get mad at me for calling you guys out; you deserve it on this one. I can't let this ish slide. ;)
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Re: Tamia......
Mon Apr 23, 2018 10:45 pm
  • pmedic920 wrote:I’ve always loved birds of prey, and been a “fan” of Tamia (our mascot)

    Heres a couple photos of him relaxing a bit before “training camp” starts.

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    Hey ya all forgot something, I am a celebrity you know !

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    There are no Bubbles in my Bubble Bath!

    :)

    He is a magnificant animal to look at, really cool we have a Mascot that is both powerful and majestic.
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Re: Tamia......
Mon Apr 23, 2018 11:27 pm
  • It's Taima, not Tamia :D
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Re: Tamia......
Mon Apr 23, 2018 11:32 pm
  • [instagram]https://instagram.com/p/Bh8aqV1AVV5/[/instagram]




    My son and I got to meet and pet Taima on the sideline last year.
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Re: Taima......
Tue Apr 24, 2018 6:22 am
  • Tamia is cool, but we can't forget about Bultz!
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Re: Taima......
Tue Apr 24, 2018 6:45 am
  • Hmm, I always thought he or she was an Osprey?

    I fell in love with the Raptors when I moved out to Washougal, I go out 2-3 times a week to try and photograph them. As a matter of fact I am going to go again today after the coffee sets in :D

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Re: Taima......
Tue Apr 24, 2018 6:48 am
  • Taima is actually a buzzard :D
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Re: Taima......
Tue Apr 24, 2018 7:56 am
  • Taima is an Augur Hawk, native to Africa, I think. Awesome bird.

    Though, when Taima retires, I think they should see about using a Steller's Sea Eagle. I think these, more than ospreys, look like the "Seahawk" from the helmet.

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Re: Taima......
Tue Apr 24, 2018 8:03 am
  • pmedic920 wrote:I’ve always loved birds of prey, and been a “fan” of Tamia (our mascot)

    Heres a couple photos of him relaxing a bit before “training camp” starts.

    GoHawk s

    Image
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    Ha, look at those wonderful Hawk pantaloons he has on.
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Re: Taima......
Tue Apr 24, 2018 10:55 am
  • m0ng0 wrote:Taima is actually a buzzard :D


    Say that one more time, and I’ll move this to the Shack so you can get what you deserve.

    :{)
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Re: Taima......
Tue Apr 24, 2018 11:40 am
  • m0ng0 wrote:Taima is actually a buzzard :D


    OUCH. Picking the bones of a once-great franchise eh?
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Re: Taima......
Tue Apr 24, 2018 11:43 am
  • pmedic920 wrote:
    m0ng0 wrote:Taima is actually a buzzard :D


    Say that one more time, and I’ll move this to the Shack so you can get what you deserve.

    :{)


    Did people suddenly forget what a smile means? Possibly distasteful, but still was a joke. :roll:
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Re: Taima......
Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:00 pm

Re: Taima......
Tue Apr 24, 2018 1:51 pm
  • Apparently there is no such bird as a Seahawk....
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Re: Taima......
Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:24 pm
  • Seymour wrote:
    pmedic920 wrote:
    m0ng0 wrote:Taima is actually a buzzard :D


    Say that one more time, and I’ll move this to the Shack so you can get what you deserve.

    :{)


    Did people suddenly forget what a smile means? Possibly distasteful, but still was a joke. :roll:


    I also put a smile after my comment.

    Doh
    :{)
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Taima......
Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:26 pm
  • Cyrus12 wrote:Apparently there is no such bird as a Seahawk....


    It is known.
    Been discussed here before.
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Taima......
Tue Apr 24, 2018 3:56 pm
  • pmedic920 wrote:
    Cyrus12 wrote:Apparently there is no such bird as a Seahawk....


    It is known.
    Been discussed here before.


    There is such a bird, it's just that "Seahawk" or "Sea Hawk" is a nickname for an Osprey. Let's not give our opponents ammo for smack Mmmmmkay? lol...

    And yes, Taima is an Auger hawk, native to Africa. Here's the scoop....

    https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science- ... 180949528/

    David Knutson, the falconer who trained Taima, originally wanted an osprey for authenticity’s sake, but the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service prohibited him from using a native bird for commercial purposes. Instead, he ordered an augur hawk hatchling—which has markings roughly similar to an osprey—from St. Louis’ World Bird Sanctuary and trained it to deal with the noise and chaos of a raucous football game.


    And if that wasn't cool enough:....



    Taima name

    The meaning of the name Taima is Thunder Crash. The origin of the name Taima is Native American. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.
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Re: Taima......
Tue Apr 24, 2018 8:07 pm
  • LargentFan wrote:Tamia is cool, but we can't forget about Bultz!
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    OY!
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