Birding on Broadmeade Group Walk

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Posted by mikaelb mikaelb, August 04, 2013 20:39

Observations

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What

Scissor-tailed Flycatcher Tyrannus forficatus

Observer

mikaelb

Date

August 4, 2013 08:00 AM CDT

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Widow Skimmer Libellula luctuosa

Observer

mikaelb

Date

August 4, 2013 08:46 AM CDT

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Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii

Observer

mikaelb

Date

August 4, 2013 09:24 AM CDT

Description

We watched a flock of 25-30 European Starlings follow this hawk, flying about 30 feet above it. The flock was tightly formed, as I've seen starling flocks reacting to a nearby hawk before. But I've never seen the flock actually follow the hawk around.

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Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius

Observer

mikaelb

Date

August 4, 2013 09:26 AM CDT

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Broad-striped Forceptail Aphylla angustifolia

Observer

mikaelb

Date

August 4, 2013 09:36 AM CDT

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