PRAIRIE LIFE

I frequent the Garland Prairie area in northern Arizona and have seen Northern Harriers and Ferruginous Hawks numerous times. Birds of prey can soar easily to look over large areas seeking small rodents, reptiles, and small birds all year-long. The Northern Harrier is a long-winged and long-tailed hawk found in open areas, such as meadows and… Read More PRAIRIE LIFE

RED-TAILED HAWK

The Red-tailed hawk is the most common and widespread hawk in North America. There are many sub-species of red-tailed hawks, the colors and markings vary widely, adults generally have a reddish brown tail. They hunt by soaring in wide circles above fields or sitting in areas with high perches watching before they attack. They hunt for mammals,… Read More RED-TAILED HAWK