Juvenile Swainson’s Hawk Take-off

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In my experience there’s a huge range in the approachability of juvenile raptors, even among siblings. And overall, Swainson’s Hawks seem to be the most approachable of all. This variability was demonstrated during our trip to Montana’s Centennial Valley last week and once again it made me nervous for the safety of the bird. [...]

Injured Avocet – I’ve Often Wondered What To Do In Cases Like This

Injured birds are always heart-wrenching and I like to help when I can but sometimes attempting to do so isn’t practical or even wise. [...]