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A Western Raptor

A prairie falcon (Falco mexicanus) kindly sat on a utility pole along Hunt Road in Ash Creek Wildlife Area (Lassen County CA) while I took several photographs. Since it is several years since I did a prairie falcon post, it … Continue reading

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The Juncos and The Falcon

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In winter, dark-eyed juncos (Junco hyemalis) form flocks. When disturbed, the entire flock, in unison, flies into a tree. These little sparrows are very difficult to approach without the entire flock suddenly flying off. On a recent snowy and bitter … Continue reading

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