This morning my better half and I headed into the Bear Creek Greenbelt about an hour later than we usually do. We saw three of the four juvenile Cooper’s Hawks. Here’s one in the bramble:
We heard Red-tailed Hawks east of Old Kipling. We walked over and spotted three of them flying from tree to tree–two juveniles loudly calling and one adult emitting the unmistakable Red-tailed Hawk scream.
It wasn’t until I got home and processed pictures that I found out what all the to-do was about:
One particularly busy beaver drew a crowd of onlookers at the pedestrian bridge:
Back in my neighborhood, I saw an American Goldfinch: