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Kelly and her new friend
My daughter Kelly holds this adult female Sharp-shinned Hawk (Accipiter striatus) prior to releasing her back into the wild in Nevada's Goshute Mountains. Photo taken 9/26/09.

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mountaingazelleThat is cool

mountaingazelle

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I’ve met volunteers of HawkWatch International in the Wellsville Mountains. The hawks seem to like the ranges in northern Nevada and Utah.
Posted Sep 29, 2009 2:48 pm

rayrayRe: That is cool

rayray

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Thanks, MG. The HWI folks are a great, dedicated bunch -- what a labor of love! This was a wonderful experience and we'll be back up there next year as well. Would like to spend more than one night there, but that's what our schedule allowed this year.
Ray
Posted Sep 29, 2009 11:42 pm

lcarreauAnyone willing to

lcarreau

Voted 10/10

volunteer time in mountains to help birds are
shining examples of outstanding people.

Is it true? A bird in the hand is worth two
in the bush?
Posted Sep 30, 2009 12:08 am

rayrayRe: Anyone willing to

rayray

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The HawkWatch folks are a great, dedicated bunch. We'll be making the trip up there again next year, hopefully for more than one night. Yes, I'd say there's a lot of truth to that saying, especially in today's world.
Posted Oct 6, 2009 1:33 am

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on Sep 29, 2009 1:55 am

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Lat/Lon: 40.42483°N / 114.27062°W
Object Title: Kelly and her new friend

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