I was driving down old Rt.66 in northern Arizona on a warm and sunny day last week. Not quite Spring, by spring-like. The sides of the roads were filled with water, snow melt creating make-shift lakes. At each “lake” I saw many Canada Geese, along with Western Bluebirds flying from wires to dried, dead mullein… Read More RED-TAILED HAWKS IN SPRING
Bird migration is a seasonal movement, usually from north and south, between a bird’s breeding and wintering grounds. This event is driven by the availability of food and favorable climates at different times of year. Birds generally migrate in flocks, during the spring and fall in North America. Many species of birds so it. There… Read More BIRD MIGRATION
American Kestrels are the smallest and most common falcon in North America. Learn about them here: SMALL FALCONS. The Red-tailed hawk is the most widespread hawk in North America. This one pictured is a juvenile. I’ve discussed them here: YOUNG RAPTORS and RED-TAILED HAWK. I watched these bird of prey at Garland Prairie in northern Arizona.
The other day, I had a great walk in nature on a warm, sunny morning, I saw a lot of wildlife! The mushroom was the first I had seen this season. I do not know what it is. The red-tailed hawk was flying from one ponderosa pine to another, as I passed. The white-tailed deer… Read More NATURE WALK