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A rough-legged hawk finds the perfect perch, high above a stubble field near Priddis.

Christmas Bird Count set to begin

Annual citizen science project runs from Dec. 14 to Jan. 5

It is not uncommon for rough-legged hawks to stay north during the winter months, while most hawks migrate south. This fellow in the photo above may just end up being part of the annual Christmas Bird Count. Started in 1900, the count is North America’s longest-running citizen science project with volunteers collecting data in more […] Read more