Recent Changes for "Raptors" - Davis Wikihttp://daviswiki.org/RaptorsRecent Changes of the page "Raptors" on Davis Wiki.en-us Raptorshttp://daviswiki.org/Raptors2011-06-23 09:48:13JabberWokkyUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Raptors?action=Files&do=view&target=CoopersHawk-WestPond.jpg">CoopersHawk-WestPond.jpg</a>.Raptorshttp://daviswiki.org/Raptors2011-06-23 09:47:10JabberWokkyNot Click. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Raptors<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 50: </td> <td> Line 50: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[CoopersHawk-WestPond.jpg, thumbnail, 300, "Spotted in in the ["West Pond"] area."]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[<span>Image(</span>CoopersHawk-WestPond.jpg, thumbnail, 300, "Spotted in in the ["West Pond"] area."<span>)</span>]] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Raptorshttp://daviswiki.org/Raptors2011-06-23 09:46:49JabberWokky <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Raptors<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 30: </td> <td> Line 30: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> <span>=</span>=Pictures=<span>=</span><br> <span>-</span> <span>----<br> - =</span>==Red-tailed Hawk==<span>=</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> =Pictures=<br> <span>+</span> ==Red-tailed Hawk== </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 37: </td> <td> Line 36: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> <span>=</span>==White-tailed Kite==<span>=</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> ==White-tailed Kite== </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 47: </td> <td> Line 46: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + <br> + ==Cooper's Hawk==<br> + <br> + [[CoopersHawk-WestPond.jpg, thumbnail, 300, "Spotted in in the ["West Pond"] area."]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Raptorshttp://daviswiki.org/Raptors2008-09-06 15:56:50JasonAllerlink fixes <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Raptors<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 41: </td> <td> Line 41: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> This raptor is diving to catch a vole. I don't know what he is and I hope a bird expert can fill in some details.--["GrumpyoldGeek"] ''The Enterprise wrote a story about a snow owl being spotted south of Davis. This picture look s like the one in the enterprise.'' ["JimSchwab"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> This raptor is diving to catch a vole. I don't know what he is and I hope a bird expert can fill in some details.--["<span>Users/</span>GrumpyoldGeek"] ''The Enterprise wrote a story about a snow owl being spotted south of Davis. This picture look s like the one in the enterprise.'' ["<span>Users/</span>JimSchwab"] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 45: </td> <td> Line 45: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> FWIW, I often see white-tailed kites along the right hand side of the 113 freeway heading south from Woodland towards Davis at about 4:15pm. They're generally doing the flap-hover thing that NotTires mentions, looking for something to eat. -["AlexPomeranz"]<br> <span>-</span> Thank you for that tip, Alex. I think white-tailed kites are rather exciting raptors since you don't see them as often as the regular red-tails and cooper's--plus their plumage is so striking. -["CaitlinMorrow"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> FWIW, I often see white-tailed kites along the right hand side of the 113 freeway heading south from Woodland towards Davis at about 4:15pm. They're generally doing the flap-hover thing that NotTires mentions, looking for something to eat. -["<span>Users/</span>AlexPomeranz"]<br> <span>+</span> Thank you for that tip, Alex. I think white-tailed kites are rather exciting raptors since you don't see them as often as the regular red-tails and cooper's--plus their plumage is so striking. -["<span>Users/</span>CaitlinMorrow"] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Raptorshttp://daviswiki.org/Raptors2008-04-10 18:09:44NotTiresDescribed Cooper's Hawk to one seen oft. by Wellman; noted 2 most common hawks <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Raptors<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 14: </td> <td> Line 14: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- * Cooper's Hawk</span> </td> <td> <span>+ * Cooper's Hawk ''-- Sometimes seen on campus, by Wellman lawn. Crow-sized hawk that flies low instead of soaring. White/black bands on tail often visible. Eats birds. Sometimes responsible for the pigeon wings seen around campus lacking a pigeon body''</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 16: </td> <td> Line 16: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- * Northern Harrier<br> - * Red-tailed Hawk</span> </td> <td> <span>+ * Northern Harrier ''-- Most common hawk here seen low to the ground. White rump patch. Flies near ground with wings oft. in a slight V''<br> + * Red-tailed Hawk ''-- Most common hawk here seen soaring''</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Raptorshttp://daviswiki.org/Raptors2007-07-21 16:25:11EliseKane <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Raptors<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(backfence001.jpg, thumbnail, 250, right, "Occassionally, they sit on your fence")]] [[Image(hawk.jpg, right, thumbnail, "A hawk flying out near Rd. 97.")]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(backfence001.jpg, thumbnail, 250, right, "Occassionally, they sit on your fence")]] [[Image(hawk.jpg, right, thumbnail, <span>300, </span>"A hawk flying out near Rd. 97.")]] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Raptorshttp://daviswiki.org/Raptors2007-07-21 16:24:24EliseKane <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Raptors<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(backfence001.jpg, thumbnail, 250, right, "Occassionally, they sit on your fence")]] [[Image(hawk.jpg, "A hawk flying out near Rd. 97.")]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(backfence001.jpg, thumbnail, 250, right, "Occassionally, they sit on your fence")]] [[Image(hawk.jpg, <span>right, thumbnail, </span>"A hawk flying out near Rd. 97.")]] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Raptorshttp://daviswiki.org/Raptors2007-07-21 16:23:57EliseKane <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Raptors<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(backfence001.jpg, thumbnail, 250, right, "Occassionally, they sit on your fence")]] [[Image(hawk.jpg, A hawk flying out near Rd. 97.")]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(backfence001.jpg, thumbnail, 250, right, "Occassionally, they sit on your fence")]] [[Image(hawk.jpg, <span>"</span>A hawk flying out near Rd. 97.")]] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Raptorshttp://daviswiki.org/Raptors2007-07-21 16:23:35EliseKaneadded photo <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Raptors<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(backfence001.jpg, thumbnail, 250, right, "Occassionally, they sit on your fence")]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(backfence001.jpg, thumbnail, 250, right, "Occassionally, they sit on your fence")]]<span>&nbsp;[[Image(hawk.jpg, A hawk flying out near Rd. 97.")]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Raptorshttp://daviswiki.org/Raptors2007-07-21 16:22:31EliseKaneUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Raptors?action=Files&do=view&target=hawk.jpg">hawk.jpg</a>.Raptorshttp://daviswiki.org/Raptors2007-04-02 18:42:55JabberWokkyTown Wildlife <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Raptors<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- </span>Raptors<span>&nbsp;are</span> a wonderful but often discreet presence in and around ["Davis"]. During the spring and summer months, ["Swainson's Hawks"] (a state endangered species) can be found breeding near ["Putah Creek"]. If you are a raptor fan, venturing out into the agricultural fields during winter can reward you with some spectacular sights and a chance to see a wide variety of species. Check out John Kemper's guide to [http://www.cvbirds.org/SiteGuides/YF.pdf Yolo Farmland birding]. If you just want to get up close and personal with a few large birds of prey, be sure to visit the ["California Raptor Center"] on ["campus"]. </td> <td> <span>+ '''</span>Raptors<span>''' are a family of ["Town Wildlife" birds] that maintain</span> a wonderful but often discreet presence in and around ["Davis"]. During the spring and summer months, ["Swainson's Hawks"] (a state endangered species) can be found breeding near ["Putah Creek"]. If you are a raptor fan, venturing out into the agricultural fields during winter can reward you with some spectacular sights and a chance to see a wide variety of species. Check out John Kemper's guide to [http://www.cvbirds.org/SiteGuides/YF.pdf Yolo Farmland birding]. If you just want to get up close and personal with a few large birds of prey, be sure to visit the ["California Raptor Center"] on ["campus"]. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Raptorshttp://daviswiki.org/Raptors2007-04-02 17:35:37CaitlinMorrow <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Raptors<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 46: </td> <td> Line 46: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ Thank you for that tip, Alex. I think white-tailed kites are rather exciting raptors since you don't see them as often as the regular red-tails and cooper's--plus their plumage is so striking. -["CaitlinMorrow"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Raptorshttp://daviswiki.org/Raptors2007-04-02 17:34:01CaitlinMorrow <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Raptors<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 27: </td> <td> Line 27: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ (note: the new world vultures are usually considered to be in the order Ciconiiformes<br> + just like the pretty egret at the top of the birds and birdwatching page)</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Raptorshttp://daviswiki.org/Raptors2007-03-27 15:29:08WesHardaker+pic <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Raptors<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Image(backfence001.jpg, thumbnail, 250, right, "Occassionally, they sit on your fence")]]<br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Raptorshttp://daviswiki.org/Raptors2007-03-27 15:28:38WesHardakerUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Raptors?action=Files&do=view&target=backfence001.jpg">backfence001.jpg</a>.Raptorshttp://daviswiki.org/Raptors2006-12-02 15:09:39EdwinSaadapicture identified, so removing my comment. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Raptors<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 39: </td> <td> Line 39: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- ''I'm going to say/guess a white-tailed kite. -["EdwinSaada" ES]''<br> - <br> - ''["EdwinSaada" ES] is right. </span> It is a nice picture of a White-tailed Kite. Striking birds that often look all white when seen against a gray Davis winter sky, they are one of the few birds to actively hover in place. You can see them, wings up, flapping to stay in place deciding whether to dive for prey. When doing so, they sometimes look like an angel looking down at us, in my opinion. They are regularly in the Davis area, but not seen every day. Snowy owls are very rarely seen in the Davis area (thus, it was considered newsworthy). You wouldn't see one taking a rodent in so much daylight, like with this raptor. At night, if you see a bird that you want to call a Kite, it is probably a Barn Owl or Great Horned Owl. -- NotTires </td> <td> <span>+</span> It is a nice picture of a White-tailed Kite. Striking birds that often look all white when seen against a gray Davis winter sky, they are one of the few birds to actively hover in place. You can see them, wings up, flapping to stay in place deciding whether to dive for prey. When doing so, they sometimes look like an angel looking down at us, in my opinion. They are regularly in the Davis area, but not seen every day. Snowy owls are very rarely seen in the Davis area (thus, it was considered newsworthy). You wouldn't see one taking a rodent in so much daylight, like with this raptor. At night, if you see a bird that you want to call a Kite, it is probably a Barn Owl or Great Horned Owl. -- NotTires </td> </tr> </table> </div> Raptorshttp://daviswiki.org/Raptors2006-08-02 06:44:24JabberWokkydiscreet, nor discrete, +wiki headers, + captions <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Raptors<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Raptors are a wonderful but often discre<span>te</span> presence in and around ["Davis"]. During the spring and summer months, ["Swainson's Hawks"] (a state endangered species) can be found breeding near ["Putah Creek"]. If you are a raptor fan, venturing out into the agricultural fields during winter can reward you with some spectacular sights and a chance to see a wide variety of species. Check out John Kemper's guide to [http://www.cvbirds.org/SiteGuides/YF.pdf Yolo Farmland birding]. If you just want to get up close and personal with a few large birds of prey, be sure to visit the ["California Raptor Center"] on ["campus"]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Raptors are a wonderful but often discre<span>et</span> presence in and around ["Davis"]. During the spring and summer months, ["Swainson's Hawks"] (a state endangered species) can be found breeding near ["Putah Creek"]. If you are a raptor fan, venturing out into the agricultural fields during winter can reward you with some spectacular sights and a chance to see a wide variety of species. Check out John Kemper's guide to [http://www.cvbirds.org/SiteGuides/YF.pdf Yolo Farmland birding]. If you just want to get up close and personal with a few large birds of prey, be sure to visit the ["California Raptor Center"] on ["campus"]. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 28: </td> <td> Line 28: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> <span>'''</span>Red-tailed Hawk<span>'''</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> <span>===</span>Red-tailed Hawk<span>===</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 30: </td> <td> Line 30: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- 2006-01-28<br> - About 500 yards east of ["Ikedas"] and about 20 yards north of the railroad tracks.<br> - [[Image(hawk1.jpg, thumbnail, left, 250)]] [[Image(hawk2.jpg, thumbnail, center, 250)]]<br> - == ==<br> - '''White-tailed Kite'''</span> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + [[Image(hawk1.jpg, thumbnail, left, 250, "2006-01-28 About 500 yards east of ["Ikedas"] and about 20 yards north of the railroad tracks.")]] [[Image(hawk2.jpg, thumbnail, center, 250, "2006-01-28 About 500 yards east of ["Ikedas"] and about 20 yards north of the railroad tracks.")]]<br> + <br> + ===White-tailed Kite===</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Raptorshttp://daviswiki.org/Raptors2006-08-01 22:55:02CarlosOverstreet <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Raptors<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 21: </td> <td> Line 21: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * White-tailed Kite </td> <td> <span>+</span> * <span>["</span>White-tailed Kite<span>"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Raptorshttp://daviswiki.org/Raptors2006-08-01 22:38:11CarlosOverstreetReformated and cleaned up <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Raptors<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- [[Image(fazio_hawk.jpg), "Hawk in a tree", thumbnail)]][[BR]]<br> - Raptors are a wonderful but often discrete presence on the UC Davis ["Campus"] and around the town of Davis. Year around residents include Red-tailed Hawks, Red-shouldered Hawks, White-tailed Kites, Northern Harriers, Cooper's Hawks, Merlins, American Kestrels and ["Vultures" Turkey Vultures]. During the spring and summer months, ["Swainson's Hawks"] (a state endangered species) can be found breeding near ["Putah Creek"]. If you are a raptor fan, venturing out into the agricultural fields during winter can reward you with Ferruginous Hawks, Rough-legged Hawks, Golden Eagles, Prairie Falcons and Peregrine Falcons. Check out John Kemper's guide to [http://www.cvbirds.org/SiteGuides/YF.pdf Yolo Farmland birding]. If you just want to get up close and personal with a few large birds of prey, be sure to visit the ["California Raptor Center"] on campus.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ Raptors are a wonderful but often discrete presence in and around ["Davis"]. During the spring and summer months, ["Swainson's Hawks"] (a state endangered species) can be found breeding near ["Putah Creek"]. If you are a raptor fan, venturing out into the agricultural fields during winter can reward you with some spectacular sights and a chance to see a wide variety of species. Check out John Kemper's guide to [http://www.cvbirds.org/SiteGuides/YF.pdf Yolo Farmland birding]. If you just want to get up close and personal with a few large birds of prey, be sure to visit the ["California Raptor Center"] on ["campus"].<br> + <br> + These raptors can be seen around Davis seasonally or yearly depending on the species.<br> + <br> + ===Falcons===<br> + * American Kestrel<br> + * Merlin<br> + * Peregrine Falcon<br> + * Prairie Falcon<br> + <br> + ===Hawks===<br> + * Cooper's Hawk<br> + * Ferruginous Hawk<br> + * Northern Harrier<br> + * Red-tailed Hawk<br> + * Red-shouldered Hawk<br> + * Rough-legged Hawk<br> + * Swainson's Hawk<br> + <br> + ===Kites===<br> + * White-tailed Kite<br> + <br> + ===Vultures===<br> + * ["Turkey Vulture"]<br> + </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 28: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Here are some raptor pictures I took on 2006-01-28. I was standing on the strip of land about 500 yards east of ["Ikedas"] and about 20 yards north of the railroad tracks.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ '''Red-tailed Hawk'''</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 30: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- [[Image(hawk1.jpg)]] [[Image(hawk2.jpg)]]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ 2006-01-28<br> + About 500 yards east of ["Ikedas"] and about 20 yards north of the railroad tracks.<br> + [[Image(hawk1.jpg, thumbnail, left, 250)]] [[Image(hawk2.jpg, thumbnail, center, 250)]]<br> + == ==<br> + '''White-tailed Kite'''</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 36: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- I'm pretty sure that this big guy is a swanson's hawk. To give you some idea of his size, I was shooting with a medium telephoto lens and he was a good 75 yards away.<br> - <br> - ''This is a Red-tailed Hawk. Swainson's Hawks are pretty rare in California in winter. You can tell by the dark "patagial marks" on the leading edge of the wing.''<br> - ----<br> - [[Image(raptorattack.jpg)]]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Image(raptorattack.jpg, thumbnail, left, 260)]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Raptorshttp://daviswiki.org/Raptors2006-07-04 11:40:11MaryChambers <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Raptors<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Here are some raptor pictures I took on 2006-01-28. I was standing on the strip of land about 500 yards east of ["Ikedas"] and about 20 yards north of the railroad tracks.<span>&nbsp;</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> Here are some raptor pictures I took on 2006-01-28. I was standing on the strip of land about 500 yards east of ["Ikedas"] and about 20 yards north of the railroad tracks. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 10: </td> <td> Line 10: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + ''This is a Red-tailed Hawk. Swainson's Hawks are pretty rare in California in winter. You can tell by the dark "patagial marks" on the leading edge of the wing.''</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Raptorshttp://daviswiki.org/Raptors2006-04-03 22:27:28JasminCamacho <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Raptors<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[<span>T</span>humbnail<span>(fazio_hawk.jpg), "Hawk in a tree"</span>)]][[BR]]<br> <span>-</span> Raptors are a wonderful but often discrete presence on the UC Davis ["Campus"] and around the town of Davis. Year around residents include Red-tailed Hawks, Red-shouldered Hawks, White-tailed Kites, Northern Harriers, Cooper's Hawks, Merlins, American Kestrels and ["Vultures" Turkey Vultures]. During the spring and summer months, Swainson's Hawks (a state endangered species) can be found breeding near ["Putah Creek"]. If you are a raptor fan, venturing out into the agricultural fields during winter can reward you with Ferruginous Hawks, Rough-legged Hawks, Golden Eagles, Prairie Falcons and Peregrine Falcons. Check out John Kemper's guide to [http://www.cvbirds.org/SiteGuides/YF.pdf Yolo Farmland birding]. If you just want to get up close and personal with a few large birds of prey, be sure to visit the ["California Raptor Center"] on campus. </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[<span>Image(fazio_hawk.jpg), "Hawk in a tree", t</span>humbnail)]][[BR]]<br> <span>+</span> Raptors are a wonderful but often discrete presence on the UC Davis ["Campus"] and around the town of Davis. Year around residents include Red-tailed Hawks, Red-shouldered Hawks, White-tailed Kites, Northern Harriers, Cooper's Hawks, Merlins, American Kestrels and ["Vultures" Turkey Vultures]. During the spring and summer months, <span>["</span>Swainson's Hawks<span>"]</span> (a state endangered species) can be found breeding near ["Putah Creek"]. If you are a raptor fan, venturing out into the agricultural fields during winter can reward you with Ferruginous Hawks, Rough-legged Hawks, Golden Eagles, Prairie Falcons and Peregrine Falcons. Check out John Kemper's guide to [http://www.cvbirds.org/SiteGuides/YF.pdf Yolo Farmland birding]. If you just want to get up close and personal with a few large birds of prey, be sure to visit the ["California Raptor Center"] on campus. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> a<span>ttachm</span>e<span>nt:</span>hawk1.jpg a<span>ttachm</span>e<span>nt:</span>hawk2.jpg </td> <td> <span>+</span> <span>[[Im</span>a<span>g</span>e<span>(</span>hawk1.jpg<span>)]]</span> <span>[[Im</span>a<span>g</span>e<span>(</span>hawk2.jpg<span>)]]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> a<span>ttachm</span>e<span>nt:</span>raptorattack.jpg </td> <td> <span>+</span> <span>[[Im</span>a<span>g</span>e<span>(</span>raptorattack.jpg<span>)]]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 13: </td> <td> Line 13: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> This raptor is diving to catch a vole. I don't know what he is and I hope a bird expert can fill in some details.--["GrumpyoldGeek"]<span><br> -</span> ''The Enterprise wrote a story about a snow owl being spotted south of Davis. This picture look s like the one in the enterprise.'' ["JimSchwab"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> This raptor is diving to catch a vole. I don't know what he is and I hope a bird expert can fill in some details.--["GrumpyoldGeek"] ''The Enterprise wrote a story about a snow owl being spotted south of Davis. This picture look s like the one in the enterprise.'' ["JimSchwab"] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 17: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''["EdwinSaada" ES] is right. It is a nice picture of a White-tailed Kite. Striking birds that often look all white when seen against a gray Davis winter sky, they are one of the few birds to actively hover in place. You can see them, wings up, flapping to stay in place deciding whether to dive for prey. When doing so, they sometimes look like an angel looking down at us, in my opinion. They are regularly in the Davis area, but not seen every day.<span><br> -</span> Snowy owls are very rarely seen in the Davis area (thus, it was considered newsworthy). You wouldn't see one taking a rodent in so much daylight, like with this raptor. At night, if you see a bird that you want to call a Kite, it is probably a Barn Owl or Great Horned Owl. -- NotTires </td> <td> <span>+</span> ''["EdwinSaada" ES] is right. It is a nice picture of a White-tailed Kite. Striking birds that often look all white when seen against a gray Davis winter sky, they are one of the few birds to actively hover in place. You can see them, wings up, flapping to stay in place deciding whether to dive for prey. When doing so, they sometimes look like an angel looking down at us, in my opinion. They are regularly in the Davis area, but not seen every day. Snowy owls are very rarely seen in the Davis area (thus, it was considered newsworthy). You wouldn't see one taking a rodent in so much daylight, like with this raptor. At night, if you see a bird that you want to call a Kite, it is probably a Barn Owl or Great Horned Owl. -- NotTires </td> </tr> </table> </div> Raptorshttp://daviswiki.org/Raptors2006-01-30 15:56:16AlexPomeranzAdded comment about white-tailed kite on 113 <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Raptors<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 20: </td> <td> Line 20: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + FWIW, I often see white-tailed kites along the right hand side of the 113 freeway heading south from Woodland towards Davis at about 4:15pm. They're generally doing the flap-hover thing that NotTires mentions, looking for something to eat. -["AlexPomeranz"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Raptorshttp://daviswiki.org/Raptors2006-01-29 20:55:11NotTiresIdentifying bird in photo, as requested <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Raptors<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 17: </td> <td> Line 17: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + ''["EdwinSaada" ES] is right. It is a nice picture of a White-tailed Kite. Striking birds that often look all white when seen against a gray Davis winter sky, they are one of the few birds to actively hover in place. You can see them, wings up, flapping to stay in place deciding whether to dive for prey. When doing so, they sometimes look like an angel looking down at us, in my opinion. They are regularly in the Davis area, but not seen every day.<br> + Snowy owls are very rarely seen in the Davis area (thus, it was considered newsworthy). You wouldn't see one taking a rodent in so much daylight, like with this raptor. At night, if you see a bird that you want to call a Kite, it is probably a Barn Owl or Great Horned Owl. -- NotTires</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Raptorshttp://daviswiki.org/Raptors2006-01-29 17:04:25EdwinSaada+ mine <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Raptors<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 15: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + ''I'm going to say/guess a white-tailed kite. -["EdwinSaada" ES]''</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Raptorshttp://daviswiki.org/Raptors2006-01-29 16:33:21JamesSchwab <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Raptors<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 14: </td> <td> Line 14: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ''The Enterprise wrote a story about a snow owl being spotted south of Davis. This picture look s like the one in the enterprise.'' ["JimSchwab"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Raptorshttp://daviswiki.org/Raptors2006-01-29 16:10:20GrumpyoldGeek <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Raptors<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Here are some raptor pictures I took on 2006-01-28. I was standing on the strip of land about 500 yards east of ["Ikedas"] and about 20 yards north of the railroad tracks. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Here are some raptor pictures I took on 2006-01-28. I was standing on the strip of land about 500 yards east of ["Ikedas"] and about 20 yards north of the railroad tracks.<span>&nbsp;</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- I'm pretty sure that this big guy is a swanson's hawk</span> </td> <td> <span>+ I'm pretty sure that this big guy is a swanson's hawk. To give you some idea of his size, I was shooting with a medium telephoto lens and he was a good 75 yards away.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 13: </td> <td> Line 13: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> This raptor is diving to catch a vole. I don't know what he is and I hope a bird expert can fill in some details. </td> <td> <span>+</span> This raptor is diving to catch a vole. I don't know what he is and I hope a bird expert can fill in some details.<span>--["GrumpyoldGeek"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Raptorshttp://daviswiki.org/Raptors2006-01-29 14:49:05GrumpyoldGeek <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Raptors<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ==Pictures==<br> + ----<br> + Here are some raptor pictures I took on 2006-01-28. I was standing on the strip of land about 500 yards east of ["Ikedas"] and about 20 yards north of the railroad tracks.<br> + <br> + attachment:hawk1.jpg attachment:hawk2.jpg<br> + <br> + I'm pretty sure that this big guy is a swanson's hawk<br> + ----<br> + attachment:raptorattack.jpg<br> + <br> + This raptor is diving to catch a vole. I don't know what he is and I hope a bird expert can fill in some details.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Raptorshttp://daviswiki.org/Raptors2006-01-29 14:42:54GrumpyoldGeekUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Raptors?action=Files&do=view&target=raptorattack.jpg">raptorattack.jpg</a>.Raptorshttp://daviswiki.org/Raptors2006-01-29 14:21:15GrumpyoldGeekUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Raptors?action=Files&do=view&target=hawk2.jpg">hawk2.jpg</a>.Raptorshttp://daviswiki.org/Raptors2006-01-29 14:20:58GrumpyoldGeekUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Raptors?action=Files&do=view&target=hawk1.jpg">hawk1.jpg</a>.Raptorshttp://daviswiki.org/Raptors2005-03-07 12:29:18JevanGraydisplay the pic alphadog uploaded <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Raptors<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Thumbnail(fazio_hawk.jpg), "Hawk in a tree")]][[BR]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Raptorshttp://daviswiki.org/Raptors2005-03-07 10:38:58AlphaDogUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Raptors?action=Files&do=view&target=fazio_hawk.jpg">fazio_hawk.jpg</a>.Raptorshttp://daviswiki.org/Raptors2005-03-02 23:16:48MaryChambers <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Raptors<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Raptors are a wonderful but often discrete presence on the UC Davis ["Campus"] and around the town of Davis. Year around residents include Red-tailed Hawks, Red-shouldered Hawks, White-tailed Kites, Northern Harriers, Cooper's Hawks, Merlins, American Kestrels and Turkey Vultures. During the spring and summer months, Swainson's Hawks (a state endangered species) can be found breeding near ["Putah Creek"]. If you are a raptor fan, venturing out into the agricultural fields during winter can reward you with Ferruginous Hawks, Rough-legged Hawks, Golden Eagles, Prairie Falcons and Peregrine Falcons. Check out John Kemper's guide to [http://www.cvbirds.org/SiteGuides/YF.pdf Yolo Farmland birding]. If you just want to get up close and personal with a few large birds of prey, be sure to visit the ["California Raptor Center"] on campus. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Raptors are a wonderful but often discrete presence on the UC Davis ["Campus"] and around the town of Davis. Year around residents include Red-tailed Hawks, Red-shouldered Hawks, White-tailed Kites, Northern Harriers, Cooper's Hawks, Merlins, American Kestrels and <span>["Vultures" </span>Turkey Vultures<span>]</span>. During the spring and summer months, Swainson's Hawks (a state endangered species) can be found breeding near ["Putah Creek"]. If you are a raptor fan, venturing out into the agricultural fields during winter can reward you with Ferruginous Hawks, Rough-legged Hawks, Golden Eagles, Prairie Falcons and Peregrine Falcons. Check out John Kemper's guide to [http://www.cvbirds.org/SiteGuides/YF.pdf Yolo Farmland birding]. If you just want to get up close and personal with a few large birds of prey, be sure to visit the ["California Raptor Center"] on campus. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Raptorshttp://daviswiki.org/Raptors2005-03-02 22:56:18MaryChambers <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Raptors<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Raptors are a wonderful but often discrete presence on the UC Davis ["Campus"] and around the town of Davis. Year around residents include Red-tailed Hawks, Red-shouldered Hawks, White-tailed Kites, Northern Harriers, Cooper's Hawks, Merlins, American Kestrels and Turkey Vultures. During the spring and summer months, Swainson's Hawks (a state endangered species) can be found breeding near ["Putah Creek"]. If you are a raptor fan, venturing out into the agricultural fields during winter can reward you with Ferruginous Hawks, Rough-legged Hawks, Golden Eagles, Prairie Falcons and Peregrine Falcons. If you just want to get up close and personal with a few large birds of prey, be sure to visit the ["California Raptor Center"] on campus. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Raptors are a wonderful but often discrete presence on the UC Davis ["Campus"] and around the town of Davis. Year around residents include Red-tailed Hawks, Red-shouldered Hawks, White-tailed Kites, Northern Harriers, Cooper's Hawks, Merlins, American Kestrels and Turkey Vultures. During the spring and summer months, Swainson's Hawks (a state endangered species) can be found breeding near ["Putah Creek"]. If you are a raptor fan, venturing out into the agricultural fields during winter can reward you with Ferruginous Hawks, Rough-legged Hawks, Golden Eagles, Prairie Falcons and Peregrine Falcons. <span>Check out John Kemper's guide to [http://www.cvbirds.org/SiteGuides/YF.pdf Yolo Farmland birding]. </span>If you just want to get up close and personal with a few large birds of prey, be sure to visit the ["California Raptor Center"] on campus. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Raptorshttp://daviswiki.org/Raptors2005-02-28 22:26:09MaryChambers <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Raptors<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Raptors are a wonderful but often discrete presence on the UC Davis ["Campus"] and around the town of Davis. Year around residents include Red-tailed Hawks, Red-shouldered Hawks, White-tailed Kites, Northern Harriers, Cooper's Hawks, Merlins, American Kestrels and Turkey Vultures. During the spring and summer months, Swainson's Hawks (a state endangered species) can be found breeding near ["Putah Creek"]. If you are a raptor fan, venturing out into the agricultural fields during winter can reward you with Ferruginous Hawks, Rough-legged Hawks, Golden Eagles, Prairie Falcons and Peregrine Falcons. If you just want to get up close and personal with a few large birds of prey, be sure to visit the ["Raptor Center"] on campus. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Raptors are a wonderful but often discrete presence on the UC Davis ["Campus"] and around the town of Davis. Year around residents include Red-tailed Hawks, Red-shouldered Hawks, White-tailed Kites, Northern Harriers, Cooper's Hawks, Merlins, American Kestrels and Turkey Vultures. During the spring and summer months, Swainson's Hawks (a state endangered species) can be found breeding near ["Putah Creek"]. If you are a raptor fan, venturing out into the agricultural fields during winter can reward you with Ferruginous Hawks, Rough-legged Hawks, Golden Eagles, Prairie Falcons and Peregrine Falcons. If you just want to get up close and personal with a few large birds of prey, be sure to visit the ["<span>California </span>Raptor Center"] on campus. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Raptorshttp://daviswiki.org/Raptors2005-02-28 22:25:42MaryChambers <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Raptors<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Raptors are a wonderful but often discrete presence on the UC Davis ["Campus"] and around the town of Davis. Year around residents include Red-tailed Hawks, Red-shouldered Hawks, White-tailed Kites, Northern Harriers, Cooper's Hawks, Merlins, American Kestrels and Turkey Vultures. During the spring and summer months, Swainson's Hawks (a state endangered species) can be found breeding near ["Putah Creek"]. If you are a raptor fan, venturing out into the agricultural fields during winter can reward you with Ferruginous Hawks, Rough-legged Hawks, Golden Eagles, Prairie Falcons and Peregrine Falcons. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Raptors are a wonderful but often discrete presence on the UC Davis ["Campus"] and around the town of Davis. Year around residents include Red-tailed Hawks, Red-shouldered Hawks, White-tailed Kites, Northern Harriers, Cooper's Hawks, Merlins, American Kestrels and Turkey Vultures. During the spring and summer months, Swainson's Hawks (a state endangered species) can be found breeding near ["Putah Creek"]. If you are a raptor fan, venturing out into the agricultural fields during winter can reward you with Ferruginous Hawks, Rough-legged Hawks, Golden Eagles, Prairie Falcons and Peregrine Falcons. <span>If you just want to get up close and personal with a few large birds of prey, be sure to visit the ["Raptor Center"] on campus.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Raptorshttp://daviswiki.org/Raptors2005-02-28 21:38:59MaryChambers <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Raptors<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Raptors are a wonderful but often discrete presence on the UC Davis ["Campus"]. Year around residents include <span>the </span>Red-tailed Hawk<span>, the</span> Red-shouldered Hawk<span>, the</span> White-tailed Kite<span>&nbsp;and the</span> Cooper's Hawk. During the spring and summer months, Swainson's Hawks (a state endangered species) can be found breeding near ["Putah Creek"]. If you are a raptor fan, venturing out into the agricultural fields during winter can reward you with Ferruginous Hawks, Rough-legged Hawks, Golden Eagles, Prairie Falcons and Peregrine Falcons. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Raptors are a wonderful but often discrete presence on the UC Davis ["Campus"]<span>&nbsp;and around the town of Davis</span>. Year around residents include Red-tailed Hawk<span>s,</span> Red-shouldered Hawk<span>s,</span> White-tailed Kite<span>s, Northern Harriers,</span> Cooper's Hawk<span>s, Merlins, American Kestrels and Turkey Vultures</span>. During the spring and summer months, Swainson's Hawks (a state endangered species) can be found breeding near ["Putah Creek"]. If you are a raptor fan, venturing out into the agricultural fields during winter can reward you with Ferruginous Hawks, Rough-legged Hawks, Golden Eagles, Prairie Falcons and Peregrine Falcons. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Raptorshttp://daviswiki.org/Raptors2005-02-28 19:47:53PhilipNeustromlinks <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Raptors<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Raptors are a wonderful but often discrete presence on the UC Davis <span>c</span>ampus. Year around residents include the Red-tailed Hawk, the Red-shouldered Hawk, the White-tailed Kite and the Cooper's Hawk. During the spring and summer months, Swainson's Hawks (a state endangered species) can be found breeding near Putah Creek. If you are a raptor fan, venturing out into the agricultural fields during winter can reward you with Ferruginous Hawks, Rough-legged Hawks, Golden Eagles, Prairie Falcons and Peregrine Falcons. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Raptors are a wonderful but often discrete presence on the UC Davis <span>["C</span>ampus<span>"]</span>. Year around residents include the Red-tailed Hawk, the Red-shouldered Hawk, the White-tailed Kite and the Cooper's Hawk. During the spring and summer months, Swainson's Hawks (a state endangered species) can be found breeding near <span>["</span>Putah Creek<span>"]</span>. If you are a raptor fan, venturing out into the agricultural fields during winter can reward you with Ferruginous Hawks, Rough-legged Hawks, Golden Eagles, Prairie Falcons and Peregrine Falcons. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Raptorshttp://daviswiki.org/Raptors2005-02-28 19:42:06MaryChambers <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Raptors<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ Raptors are a wonderful but often discrete presence on the UC Davis campus. Year around residents include the Red-tailed Hawk, the Red-shouldered Hawk, the White-tailed Kite and the Cooper's Hawk. During the spring and summer months, Swainson's Hawks (a state endangered species) can be found breeding near Putah Creek. If you are a raptor fan, venturing out into the agricultural fields during winter can reward you with Ferruginous Hawks, Rough-legged Hawks, Golden Eagles, Prairie Falcons and Peregrine Falcons. </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div>