Tag Archives: Red-tailed Hawk

Snowshoe Hare near Headquarters, Idaho (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Rabbit Season in the Rockies

Although not technically a “rabbit”, Snowshoe Hares are particularly visible and abundant right now in the boreal habitats of northern Idaho. The vast expanses of spruce-fir forests and large stands of…

Red-tailed Hawk - Immature hunting along the road near Curwensville Dam (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Blizzard Raptors – Houtzdale WRS

Earlier today I ran the Houtzdale Winter Raptor Survey in Clearfield County. This 110 mile route meanders through pockets of grasslands, stripmines, agricultural fields, and forests from Tyrone to Curwensville…

Peregrine Falcon - immature (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Friendly Peregrine

It’s not every day that you hear the words ‘friendly’ and ‘Peregrine’ in the same sentence, but if you haven’t heard already there is a ridiculously tame and cooperative immature…

One of two Long-eared Owls that were roosting together in a cedar grove. (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Lititz CBC 2012

Tomorrow I am headed on a trip through MD, DE, and NJ so today was my last full day of birding in Pennsylvania for the year. 2012 has been a…

Red-tailed Hawk - An immature in PA. (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Christmas Red-tailed Hawk

After a Christmas Eve dinner last night and a morning breakfast with my family today, I drove out to a few birding locations that I like to visit when I’m…

Eagles come by very close to the watch site, this is what makes the Allegheny Front a great place to see Golden Eagles in the fall!!
Photo by Malcolm Harter

PSO Field Trip – Allegheny Front Hawk Watch, 11 Nov 2012

Nemesisbird’s Mike Lanzone and Alex Lamoreaux along with Chad Kaufman helped lead a field trip offered by The Pennsylvania Society for Ornithology to the  Allegheny Front Hawk Watch, Sunday Nov…

Adult Red-tailed Hawk taking another pass at the starlings. (Photo by Nick Bolgiano)

Hawks harassing starlings

Everyone has seen massive flocks of starlings moving across the sky like a haunted black cloud at some point in their lives. They move in unison so perfectly that it…

Circleville Park, Centre County, PA

While driving to Scotia Barrens to look for warblers this September, I repeatedly drove by Circleville Park thinking, “I should really stop there.” The park is between Circleville Road and…

Sharp-shinned Hawk - adult (Photo By Anna Fasoli)

Big Sit 2012 – Allegheny Front Hawk Watch

The ‘Big Sit’ is an annual birding event that takes places at hundreds of prime birding locations around the world on the second weekend in October. The idea is to…

October 12 Hawk Watching at Jo Hays Vista

On Friday, I joined Chuck Widman, Josh Lefever, and Alex Lamoreaux for a day of hawk watching at Jo Hays Vista. Winds were gusty out of the northwest, which brought…