After being sent home from work early this morning I made a call to Logan Gibson and we decided to go Birding near Vulcan. Just on the way home to meet him I saw a Rough Legged Hawk.
We arrived 15k North of Vulcan and the Excitement began right at 12pm with a Great Horned owl, picture perfectly posed in a barn with the window framing it's warm outline basking in the sun!
Carried on to find A Snowy Owl atop one of the poles. Pretty Flighty tho and could'nt get anywhere close without it taking off further down on the utility poles.
Then we tracked a large soaring bird that turned up being a Golden Eagle, that in turn flushed out a Gyrfalcon we later found perched on some wood pile. Near Lake McGregor a Prairie Falcon right in the middle of a gravel road!
To top it off we went to the spot where Logan had previously seen the Short Eared Owl, I spotted one with the Binoculars hunting above the sagebrush we tried to track till 4PM with no good pictures on my end as it was too far in the ...
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