Oct 182012
 
Red-tailed Hawk - VCDB

I first observed this juvenile Red-tailed Hawk from half way across the Village Creek Drying Beds. This young bird was hover hunting over the southwest corner of the property when an aggressive American Kestrel—a much smaller falcon—intercepted the hawk and attempted to drive him away. The kestrel had, only moments earlier, successfully steered a Cooper’s

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Oct 182012
 
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher - VCDB

Scissor-tailed Flycatchers observed at the Village Creek Drying Beds in Arlington, Texas. Observation Details County – Tarrant City – Arlington Date – Oct 7, 2012 Time of Day – Noon Temperature – Cool (50-69°F/10-21°C) Weather – Overcast Habitat – Recreation-Park Type of Behavior – Roaming Gender – Uncertain Maturity – Mixed Observer – Chris Jackson

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