The picture below is a Sharp-Shinned Hawk. Sharp-Shinned Hawks are
|This is the first time a sharp-shinned let me take his picture. a very impressive find. |
Not to be out done, I saw this
|A special visitor: Peregrine Falcon|
by 15 green. First one I have ever seen at the club. Peregrines are the largest falcon over most of the continent, with long, pointed wings and a long tail. They catch medium-sized birds in the air with swift, spectacular dives, called stoops. They were virtually eradicated from eastern North America by pesticide poisoning in the middle 20th century. After significant recovery efforts, Peregrine Falcons have made an incredible rebound and are now regularly seen in many large cities and coastal areas.