We’re told that Red-tailed hawks bring good luck. So on this Friday the 13th, it is with great pleasure that the Conservancy shares with you this beauty, captured on the Conservancy’s preserves. While not one of the 22 “Covered Species” in the NBHCP, its presence suggests there is plenty of prey on Conservancy preserves to feed on. We’re happy to help!
Conservancy field personnel captured this close-up of an osprey (Pandion haliaetus) flying overhead from a nearby perch. The photo was taken on Conservancy mitigation land associated with a managed marsh complex. In prior years, some called this species the “fish hawk.” Clearly, the claws would be useful in catching fish.… Continue Reading Nail trim needed?