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My Column: Counting Raptors -- Officially

Stephen Seyboth Cooper's Hawk (1)
Earlier this month, I volunteered to be the official migrating-raptor counter at the State Line Hawk watch in Alpine.

I lived to write a column about it. You can download it here.

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One of the challenges: telling Cooper's Hawks from Sharp-shins. Which is the hawk above?

Photo by Steve Seyboth. (answer at the end of the column.)  Thanks, Steve!