Take flight

Something a mere human cannot detect causes a flock of Common Grackles to take flight.

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Soaring

Turkey Vultures continue soaring above us; their dips, glides, and swoops are so entertaining.

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I want to wish all my readers thank you very much for making time out of your lives to visit, and to like my posts when you see fit.

I also want to wish my Canadian readers a very happy Thanksgiving to you, and to the people you care about.

Closer

Here is a closer view of one of the Broad-winged Hawks I saw Saturday evening. You can see the distinctive white stripe across the tail as well as the black border on the wings.

I don’t remember ever seeing one before and had get out my hard copy of The Sibley Guide to Birds to identify it. Then I went to its entry at allaboutbirds.org to learn more.

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