Tales from the field and the clinic,

brought to you by TRC staff, ambassadors, and friends

A Summer with Raptors to Remember

Our "Education Hero" Aaron Couch met Becky at 7 am every Monday to pack up the birds and head to the park! In this Feathered Tale, he reflects on his experiences and favorite moments at Jenny and Jackson Lake lodges.A Summer with Raptors to Remember How do you spend your weekends? Perhaps catching up on some episodes of your favorite TV show or going on a short road trip? This summer I was given…

Oct 14, 2015 | Read More


Wet Wings

TRC Ambassador Steve Poole captured some great photos of local Red-tailed Hawks drying off after a wet week here in Jackson Hole.Happy Monday,Looks like this week is going to be dryer than last, we will like that. Took these pics last week of Red-tailed hawks on Spring Gulch and Skyline. Four different birds. Sitting in the rain and drying out, the one sat on the pole at skyline with wings extended…

Sep 21, 2015 | Read More


Out of the Nest and Into the Mud

Update about the Bald Eagle nest on Jackson Lake, sent to TRC by Steve Poole on August 18th: Hi crew,Paddled over to Wilcox point on Saturday and had a great eagle show. From out in the lake we spotted a bald eagle sitting high in a tree above the campground at Wilcox point. We paddled slowly and cautiously closer and closer till…

Sep 19, 2015 | Read More


Swainson's Hawks - Stretching and Scratching

With life lists and big days, it can be easy to forget the simple joy of watching birds just doing their thing. Here's a moment in the life of a Swainson's Hawk pair, brought to us by Steve Poole:I was driving Spring gulch on Friday when I spotted this pair of Swainson’s sitting on the gate posts next to the roadway. I stopped and watched as they preened, stretched and observed the field in front of…

Sep 19, 2015 | Read More


Cooper's or Sharp-shinned?

Cooper's or Sharp-shinned? If you can't tell if this is a Cooper's Hawk or a Sharp-Shinned hawk, you're in good company! Steve Poole, Wildlife Photographer and TRC Ambassador, sent us this photo in September 2015:Hi All,I was sitting in my yard, trying to catch the sliver of afternoon sun, camera in my lap when this cool hawk circled…

Sep 18, 2015 | Read More


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