Anticipating The Return Of Rough-legged Hawks

Rough-legged Hawks are a true arctic species, spending about 7 months of the year on their breeding grounds in the arctic or sub-arctic tundra or taiga of Alaska or Canada. Then they migrate south and winter in most of the lower 48 states, with the exception of the SE region and parts of California and […]

Red-tailed Hawk Banking At Take-off

This morning I’m off on a new adventure, looking for birds (raptors in particular) in a spectacular area I’ve never visited before so I only have time for a short post.

In past years I haven’t had great luck with Red-tailed Hawks, even though they’re one of the most common raptors in Utah. They always […]