This Short-eared Owl Very Nearly Flew In My Pickup Window Yesterday Morning

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A visit to Box Elder County yesterday morning resulted in a very close encounter with a female Short-eared Owl in flight. […]

Light Morph Swainson’s Hawk – An Athletic Takeoff

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Whenever I catch this posture at takeoff I’m always impressed by the physical effort and athletic ability required to become airborne. […]