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
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Canada geese
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Meadowlark
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Mule deer
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Description
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Robin just taking off from a perch
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Canada goose taking off
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Mallard
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Red-wing blackbird
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Gulls of some type (Margaret doesn't "do" gulls)
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Song sparrow
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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?
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A couple of hikers joined us on the path.
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Bank swallow nests under the bridge
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Kingfisher
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Muskrat
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