Thursday, March 13, 2008
Golden Eagle and other raptors
We went to a talk about raptors at a nearby nature reserve. These are injured birds (someone shot the Golden Eagle; the Barred Owl --not shown-- lost a wing in a road accident) now recovered as far as possible and living in captivity. Something good out of a tragedy is the education of all of us about supporting raptors even in our back yards.
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