Some suggestions were Hudson Hawk, D.B. (after the plane hijacker), Speckie Hawk and Addison Hawk.
Raymond said nothing like this has happened before at the LOC. While there was a duck situation in an outdoor LOC courtyard, that was nothing compared to having a hawk fly in circles and perch on the columns in the Main Reading Room.
Of course, wildlife might become a permanent fixture in the room, Raymond joked on the blog, to keep staffers “alert and on their toes” and “to prevent researchers from taking long naps.”
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.