Photo Courtesy of Cheryl Dykstra

Our first nest of the day is a little farther out from town than most, and on a large lot next to an equestrian training center. To us, the immediate habitat looks more suitable for a red-tailed hawk than a red-shouldered hawk, but we’re not...

A high-tech taxidermy owl with a detachable head. Photo Courtesy of Cheryl Dykstra

Field notes by Cheryl Dykstra, co-editor of Urban RaptorsMonday, May 14, 2018Cincinnati, Ohio

So happy our grad student Ania is back from...

Today was the first day of this year for banding nestling red-shouldered hawks in our suburban study area in Cincinnati, Ohio. Even after 21 years and more than 2,500 nestling hawks banded, the first day is still fun, full of promise, and excitement...

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