Tales from the field and the clinic,

brought to you by TRC staff, ambassadors, and friends

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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