Rough-legged Hawk/Lake County
- Yesterday morning I found an immature Rough-legged Hawk on Reclamation Rd off Highway 20 between Upper Lake and Nice. The bird was seen on a power pole near the Abatement Ponds before it flew off.
This is the 10th county record (only the 2nd one I have seen in the county) and the 1st record since 1991.
Additional searching by Dave Woodward and I did not turn up the bird. Dave did find a Tundra Swan (on private land) which I also saw.
There is also a Mute Swan at Rodman Slough which Dave first found on Tuesday. This is the first time I have seen this species in the wild in Lake County. Jerry
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