A Swainson’s hawk flies above Covell Park in North Davis. Usually the high scream of kweeeaaaaaaah serves as an alert. They are often seen being chased by smaller birds. Note the leading light area on the wings which is an identification key for Swainson’s hawks. Jean Jackman/Courtesy photo
A hammock can provide a good vantage point for seeing what is really going on in your back yard. Or for a nap. Keep a wood stick nearby to get your rocking going. Jean Jackman/Courtesy photo
These Canada geese and their goslings are in the smaller of the North ponds. West Pond has goslings, ducklings and four families of wood ducks. Jean Jackman/Courtesy photo
Learn the history of this owl and many others at the spring open house at the California Raptor Center on Saturday, May 4th from 9 – 2 p.m. Attend a hawk walk at 8 a.m. and bring your binoculars. Jean Jackman/Courtesy photo
At the West Pond, there are now four families of wood ducks with ducklings. Jean Jackman/Courtesy photo

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