July 25, 2020

This morning’s theme in the Bear Creek Greenbelt was hungry juvenile raptors.  A juvenile Red-tailed Hawk was calling loudly for breakfast from atop a tree.  All four juvenile Cooper’s Hawks made sure they were visible and heard.  Here are three:

Juvenile Cooper’s Hawks waiting for a meal

Later in the morning, while mountain biking through Bear Creek Lake Park, we saw three juvenile Red-tailed Hawks, a juvenile Swainson’s Hawk, and an adult Cooper’s Hawk.   We also saw a young mule deer cross Turkey Creek not far from Pelican Point.

This afternoon at a friend’s home in Morrison we were treated to glimpses of this bird:

Rufous Hummingbird