Wednesday Hike 3-14-18 Running Deer & Riverbend Ponds Natural Areas

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Our hike track. Total distance: 4.03 miles, elevation gain: 7 feet.
Great horned owl who has taken over an old red-tail hawk nest
Canada geese
Mule deer
Robin just taking off from a perch
Canada goose taking off
Red-wing blackbird
Gulls of some type (Margaret doesn't "do" gulls)
Song sparrow
Not sure about this one. Margaret thinks it might be a yellow-morph house finch but the beak looks too pointed. Anyone know for sure?
A couple of hikers joined us on the path.
Bank swallow nests under the bridge