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Raptor Migration in Full Swing

The annual Raptor (aka Birds of Prey — eagles, hawks, falcons, owls and vultures) migration is in full swing. The birds of prey are migrating north to their summer nesting grounds. 283 more words

Colorado Mileposts

Weekly Photo Challenge: Early Bird . . . Gets Eaten

When you start a morning with a blazing migraine, this is the best you can do, I guess.


The Unexpected

You never know when something exciting may cross your path.

I was in the grocery store parking lot, starting to leave and saw a hawk in the middle of the aisle. 127 more words


The Cooper's hawk three-foot-stare

Flying an Accipiter is akin to dating a psycho. It can be a lot of fun, things move fast, and when times are good they are great. 83 more words


The Watcher In The Window

Sometimes it seems like everything happens at once.

Like this morning.  I was replying to a text from my daughter when the house phone rang.  (I know.  287 more words


Birding Field Trip: WOW Arizona

“I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.” – John  Burroughs

Rufous-winged Sparrow

The Cooper’s hawk sat patiently for its photograph, but I was too enthralled by the rufous-winged sparrow to even take my point and shoot camera out of my pocket. 373 more words


Grackles, Crows, and Hawks

With so many birds building nests in the yard, conflicts are inevitable. The grackles have been particularly testy over the last few days, mobbing crows whenever the larger birds enter the yard’s airspace. 211 more words