Backyard Almanac: the early bird gets to see the early birds

Oct 5, 2018

Golden eagle over Hawk Ridge
Credit ©John P. Richardson

If it doesn't rain tomorrow, the forecasted northwesterly winds could mean good bird-watching at Hawk Ridge.

The trick, says Count Director John Richardson, is to get there during the "golden hour/s," usually between 8:00 and 10:00am.

Broad-winged hawks at Hawks Ridge
Credit ©John P. Richardson

Blue jay
Credit ©John P. Richardson

Credit ©John P. Richardson