New Years Eve

New Years Eve also found me volunteering at Reifel. The sun was out and there was a good crowd. Today turned out to be raptor day at the tower.

Bald Eagle
Bald Eagle

From the top of the tower this Bald Eagle was roosting nicely in an evergreen. While watching it,

Red-tailed Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk

… this Red-tailed Hawk landed in an adjacent tree. Not often you end up shooting down on a hawk like this. While continuing to watch the eagle,

Northern Harrier
Northern Harrier

… this Northern Harrier did a fly by. To provide a nice end to this episode,

Bald Eagle
Bald Eagle

… the Bald Eagle eventually took off passing close by the tower as it headed out to the marsh. On my way back as the sun was starting to go down,

Moonrise
Moonrise

…the moon was rising.

Happy New Year!

 

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