Tag Archives: Red-Tailed Hawk

What a coincidence!

This evening I received the birding club newsletter and by co-incidence the publication was filled with data seeking to answer this question:  are there actually more Red-tailed and Cooper’s Hawks in our county now than there used to be, or … Continue reading

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Hot Town, Summer in the City and along the bluebird trail

It’s been hot and steamy.  Typical summer days and nights in America’s Heartland.  It reached 100°F during the past week.  Afternoon and evening storms roll in with Thor (the Old Norse god of thunder and lightning – not the guy in … Continue reading

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Don’t watch this after dark!

If you’re lucky enough to get a close up view of a hawk hunting in the autumn, it can be pretty exciting.  But how about watching a hawk incubate her nest in the spring?  YOU are going to find this fascinating. Go to … Continue reading

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Today Was My First Christmas

My first Christmas Bird Count, that is.  I was not sure what to expect other than to learn how to contribute to the citizen scientist community’s annual attempt to count birds. I laid out my clothes and gear yesterday evening including: my … Continue reading

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