Northern Harriers Playing With Toys

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In a recent post I documented “play” in Northern Harriers. Two days ago I photographed two of them playing – with each other and with “toys”. [...]

Northern Harrier “Playing”

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Play has been well documented in some bird species and I believe I photographed that behavior in a Northern Harrier this week. This bird was too far away for quality images but I think the behavior is well documented in the photographs.

 

I first spotted this hawk on an ugly metal fence post [...]