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Modified 31-Jan-11
Created 31-Jan-11
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Three days after the full moon is a good time to see the setting moon at dawn. And I always thrill to the moment when the light changes, when the sunlight hits the surrounding grass and trees. A Kestrel attacked a Hawk. (Please help me ID the Hawk.)
Morning FlightValley Oak & Moon before SunriseValley Oak at SunriseValley Oaks before SunriseSunrise!Valley Oak, Mistletoe, MoonLonely Valley Oak at MoonsetWhite-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus) in FlightAmerican Kestrel (Falco sarverius), KitingAmerican Kestrel (Falco sarverius), KitingAmerican Kestrel (Falco sarverius), DivingAmerican Kestrel (Falco sarverius), Dive-bombing a Cooper's Hawk (Accipiter cooperii)Cooper's Hawk (Accipiter cooperii) in Valley Oak (Quercus lobata)Cooper's Hawk (Accipiter cooperii)Birds in SilhouetteAmerican Robin (Turdus migratorius) in Poison Oak branches (Toxicodendron diversilobum)Mushroom in DewWhite-tailed Kite lands with PreyWhite-tailed Kite lands with Prey