Hi - I just got a call from a friend who is a long time outdoorsman , a bird watcher, but not a birder, who told me he was watching a strange hawk soaring over his house in Tracy, San Joaquin Co. near the MacArthur Exit.
From his descirption, it sounded very much like a Zone-tailed Hawk. He was excited as he said he has never seen a hawk that looked like this before.
So not a positive sighting, but if you happen to be traveling in that area - keep a look out in the skies.
(I would've posted this to CV Birds but I no longer belong to that group.)
Kenwood Sonoma Co
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